provable (c.1150)

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provable (c.1150)

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[ FEW: 9,404b probare; Gdf: 6,445a provable; GdfC: ; TL: 7,193 provable; DEAF:  prover (provable); DMF:  provable; TLF: ; OED:  provable adj.; MED:  provable adj.; DMLBS: 2473a probabilis ]
pruvable  

a.

1probable, that can be proved
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  ci nos demostret la glose Ke d'enfern est seue chose K'est devant Deu perdition; Molt est duné provable reisun Ke li queor sunt de celx dampnable Ki toz tens servent al diable  8810
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  pur cestes resons est une provable quidaunce q’il est sauvé  50.16
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  probabile: provable  i 142
lawprovable, demonstrable, capable being proved
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  qe par provables resouns proevent lour verdit  ii 230
( c.1390; MS: s.xivex )  a l’essai la chose est bien provable  362.3
probable cause
lawdemonstrable, provable reason
( s.xiv1 )  s’il ne peussent [...] mostrer q’il eyent provable et renable cause de mover en manere de plé  v cxxxvii
meins provable
less provable, convincing
( 1304-05 )  a la quele priere vostre response que vous nous en faites fut meinz provable en acuns points  142
provablement  provaille  provance  prove  provement  prover#1 
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