What is a word to describe something that can be validated? From verify we have verifiable. What is the equivalent for valid or validate?
Obviously validifiable is not a word, so what is the alternative?
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The Oxford English Dictionary doesn't seem to know of a direct equivalent (which doesn't mean none exists, of course). The only derivatives it lists for validate are validated and validating. I think the closest you'll get (apart from something like provable, as Mr. Disappointment suggests) is "able to be validated." Or you could just coin validatable.
Nicholas noted that such a word did not exist, but I looked it up on Wiktionary, and came up with:
That can be validated; that stands up to validation.
So, there is actually such a word, and that should solve the problem.
The alternative would be a phrase:
able to be validated.
It was actually coined quite recently, and is now used quite a bit:
Verify -> Verifiable; Validate -> Valid.
That something can be validated makes sense in a technical context, when describing input to a process. You could say it's possible to validate a financial model, for example, or that a computer program can validate the value entered in a text field. The financial model and the text field value are validatable.
On the other hand, stands up to validation and provable describe things which can pass the validation process, not things which will fail it. So they mean the same as valid.