Definitions of "cognizable"
  1. Being capable of being acknowledged or recognized
  2. A matter or issue that has the potential of being decided in a court of law
How to use "cognizable" in a sentence
  1. The court determined that the case was cognizable and proceeded with the hearing.
  2. Under certain laws, only cognizable offenses can lead to arrest without a warrant.
  3. The lawyer explained that not all hopes or fears are cognizable by a court of law.

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