What does applicable mean?

Definitions for applicableˈæp lɪ kə bəl, əˈplɪk ə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word applicable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. applicable(adj)

    capable of being applied; having relevance

    "gave applicable examples to support her argument"


  1. applicable(Adjective)

    Suitable for application; relevant.

  2. Origin: From applicabilis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Applicable(adj)

    capable of being applied; fit or suitable to be applied; having relevance; as, this observation is applicable to the case under consideration

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. aplicable, fr. L. applicare. See Apply.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'applicable' in Adjectives Frequency: #797


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of applicable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of applicable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ran Nussbaum:

    Nobody knows how they will be applicable in the real world.

  2. Joseph Darby:

    Bible study is best when it’s somehow applicable to daily life.

  3. Kapil Kaul:

    I don't think this would be applicable or impact present carriers.

  4. Michael Burtov:

    It’s not a more efficient system, it’s just a more practical and applicable system.

  5. Joe Theismann:

    The word 'genius' isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.

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