Preempt vs Preemptible - What's the difference?

preempt | preemptible |


As a verb preempt

is (nonstandard).

As an adjective preemptible is

capable of being preempted.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

preempt

English

Alternative forms

* pre-empt *

Verb

(en verb)
  • to appropriate something (before someone else does)
  • to displace something, or take precedence over something
  • (bridge) to make a preemptive bid at bridge
  • Derived terms

    * preemptive * preemptor * preemptory

    preemptible

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)