gradable (not comparable)
- Able to form degrees or grades
- (linguistics, of a word or phrase) Able to occur in varying degrees; able to be inflected or modified to express degrees of meaning.
- 2007, James R. Hurford, Brendan Heasley, Michael B. Smith, Semantics: A Coursebook:
- Hot and cold are gradable antonyms.
- steep, but still able to be climbed by a motor vehicle
Derived terms edit
grammar: able to occur in degrees
gradable (plural gradables)