1. Capable of being attained or reached by efforts of the mind or body; capable of being compassed or accomplished by efforts directed to the object.
The highest pitch of perfection attainable in this life. --Addison.
2. Obtainable. [Obs.]
General Howe would not permit the purchase of those articles [clothes and blankets] in Philadelphia, and they were not attainable in the country. --Marshall.
adj : capable of being attained or accomplished; "choose an
attainable goal"; "art is not something that is
come-at-able by dint of study" [syn: come-at-able, gettable,