Curable (adjective)

  1. Able to be cured or healed.
  2. Capable of being treated and healed.
  3. Able to be corrected or remedied.


Late middle english: from latin curabilis, from curare "to take care of, cure".


  1. The disease was curable with the right treatment.
  2. The condition was curable with surgery.
  3. The patient's illness was curable, but it required immediate treatment.
  4. The curable disease was caught early and treated successfully.
  5. The curable condition was caused by a genetic disorder.
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