tractable - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tractable
Tractable sounds like tractor ,which makes it easy to manage a field .
It is easy to 'Trace' a 'Table' in a house. So it is easily managable.
TRACTABLE rhymes with TRAPPABLE.so someone who is trappable can EASILY INFLUENCED OR CONTROLLED
TRACTABLE and FLEXIBLE are rhyming words with a similar meaning. Both words stand for someone who is easy to deal with or control.
Think of the way the tread on a TRACTOR's tires MOLD the mud so easily because of the weight of the tractor.
traction=movement so, tractable=can be moved easily i.e. easily manageable
something you are ABLE to keep a TRACK of
TRACTors were invented to make large equipment easier to move and control on any TRACT of land.
with track and table,we can easily manage things or easily work or deal
Note the similarity between tractable and tractor. Both come from the Latin word tractare, which originally meant "to drag about." You can think of a tractable person as someone who can be dragged about easily, like a plow.
if draw a table(time table) for anything it can b easily manged & easily understandable