Acceptable For Game Play - US & UK word lists

This word is acceptable for play in the US & UK dictionaries that are being used in the following games:

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Capable of being maintained in argument; rationally defensible: a tenable theory.
  • adj. Capable of being held against assault; defensible: a tenable outpost.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. capable of being maintained or justified; well-founded
  • adj. capable of being defended against assault or attack; defensible
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Capable of being held, maintained, or defended, as against an assailant or objector, or against attempts to take or process.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Capable of being held, maintained, or defended successfully against an assailant; successfully defensible against attacks or arguments or objections: as, a tenable fortress; a tenable theory.
  • Held; retained; kept secret or inviolate.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. based on sound reasoning or evidence
  • Equivalent
    sensible    reasonable   
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    amenable    untenable   
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