imaginable meaning, imaginable definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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1       adj   You use imaginable after a superlative such as `best' or `worst' to emphasize that something is extreme in some way.  
adj-superl n ADJ, adj-superl ADJ n     (emphasis)    (=conceivable)  
...their imprisonment under some of the most horrible circumstances imaginable...     
2       adj   You use imaginable after a word like `every' or `all' to emphasize that you are talking about all the possible examples of something. You use imaginable after `no' to emphasize that something does not have the quality mentioned.  
ADJ n, n ADJ     (emphasis)    (=possible)  
Parents encourage every activity imaginable.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


believable, comprehensible, conceivable, credible, likely, plausible, possible, supposable, thinkable, under the sun, within the bounds of possibility  
   impossible, incomprehensible, inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable, unimaginable, unlikely, unthinkable  

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