Part of speech: adjective

That may be assigned or specified.

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Usage examples "assignable":

  1. On the basis of color, specimens we have examined from the Long Pines clearly are assignable to T. h. - "Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota", Kenneth W. Andersen.
  2. The specimens from Muir Springs resemble aztecus to a greater degree than dychei, but are assigned to the latter because specimens from farther west and farther south in Colorado are assignable to dychei. - "Geographic Variation in the Harvest Mouse, Reithrodontomys megalotis, On the Central Great Plains And in Adjacent Regions", J. Knox Jones B. Mursaloglu.
  3. Without any assignable motive, he called out to me, " You are a damned fool of an Englishman;" for which, I suppose, I ought to have been very much obliged to him. - "Diary in America, Series One", Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat).