Definitions for practicableˈpræk tɪ kə bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prac•ti•ca•ble*ˈpræk tɪ kə bəl(adj.)

  1. capable of being done or put into practice with the available means; feasible.

  2. capable of being used.

* Syn: See possible.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. operable, practicable(adj)

    usable for a specific purpose

    "an operable plan"; "a practicable solution"

  2. feasible, executable, practicable, viable, workable(adj)

    capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are


  1. practicable(Adjective)

    Capable of being accomplished; feasible.

  2. practicable(Adjective)

    Serving a useful function; useful, functional or handy.

  3. practicable(Adjective)

    Available for use; accessible or employable.

  4. Origin: From praticable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Practicable(adj)

    that may be practiced or performed; capable of being done or accomplished with available means or resources; feasible; as, a practicable method; a practicable aim; a practicable good

  2. Practicable(adj)

    capable of being used; passable; as, a practicable weapon; a practicable road

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


able to be used or done

a practicable plan.

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