Definition of tractable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtræktəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtræktəbl//
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easy to deal with or control synonym manageable This approach helps to make the issues more tractable. opposite intractable Word Originearly 16th cent.: from Latin tractabilis, from tractare ‘to handle’, frequentative of trahere ‘draw’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tractable