Capable of being accomplished or achieved by efforts associated with brain or body with the capacity of being compassed or attained by efforts directed towards object
- capable of being attained or accomplished
- Capable of becoming attained or achieved by efforts for the head or human anatomy; with the capacity of being compassed or accomplished by attempts directed towards object.
1640s; see attain + -able. Related: Attainability.
(a.) with the capacity of becoming reached or achieved by attempts for the head or human body; effective at being compassed or attained by efforts directed on item.
- (a.) available.
Hence, though an agnostic, he was not unwilling to be called a philosopher, in so far as he pursued such truth as was attainable by man.