Definitions for operableˈɒp ər ə bəl, ˈɒp rə-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
op•er•a•bleˈɒp ər ə bəl, ˈɒp rə-(adj.)
treatable by a surgical operation.
Ref: Compare inoperable (def. 2). 2
capable of being put into use, operation, or practice.
capable of being treated by surgical operation
"an operable cancer"
functional, usable, useable, operable, operational(adj)
fit or ready for use or service
"the toaster was still functional even after being dropped"; "the lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable"; "an operational aircraft"; "the dishwasher is now in working order"
usable for a specific purpose
"an operable plan"; "a practicable solution"
Able to be operated or used
Able to be put into operation; practicable
Able to be treated by surgery