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English definition of “conceivable”

conceivable

adjective     /kənˈsiː.və.bl̩/
possible to imagine or to believe : Books on every conceivable subject lined one wall . It's just conceivable (= possible although difficult to imagine ) (that) the hospital made a mistake .Imagining and conceiving conceivably     /-bli/ adverb She could conceivably (= possibly ) have already left .Imagining and conceiving
(Definition of conceivable adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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