Tract"a*ble (?), a. [L. tractabilis, fr, tractare to draw violently, to handle, treat. See Treat, v. t.]

1.

Capable of being easily led, taught, or managed; docile; manageable; governable; as, tractable children; a tractable learner.

I shall find them tractable enough. Shak.

2.

Capable of being handled; palpable; practicable; feasible; as, tractable measures.

[Obs.]

Holder.

--Tract"a*ble*ness, n. -- Tract"a/bly, adv.

 

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