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Definitions for applicable
ˈæp lɪ kə bəl, əˈplɪk ə-ap·pli·ca·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. applicableadjective

    capable of being applied; having relevance

    "gave applicable examples to support her argument"

Wiktionary

  1. applicableadjective

    Suitable for application; relevant.

  2. Etymology: From applicabilis.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Applicableadjective

    That which may be applied, as properly relating to something.

    Etymology: from apply.

    What he says of the portrait of any particular person is applicable to poetry. In the character, there is a better or worse likeness; the better is a panegyrick, and the worse a libel. John Dryden, Dufresnoy, Preface.

    It were happy for us, if this complaint were applicable only to the heathen world. John Rogers.

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  1. applicable

    Applicable refers to something that is relevant, suitable, or appropriate to a particular situation or circumstance. It describes things that can be applied, used, or implemented effectively within a given context.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Applicableadjective

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. applicable

    Relevant.

    The maternity pay is applicable only to women who are pregnant.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 10, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of applicable in a Sentence

  1. The Commission:

    Remuneration will not only include the minimum rates of pay, but also other elements such as bonuses or allowances where applicable.

  2. Clara County:

    Kaiser Permanente is responsible for complying with all applicable public health orders and work safety regulations, including timely reporting of cases and all required follow-ups.

  3. David Daleiden:

    The Center for Medical Progress follows all applicable laws in the course of our investigative journalism work and will contest all attempts from Planned Parenthood and their allies to silence our First Amendment rights and suppress investigative journalism.

  4. Joseph Darby:

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

  5. Van Zyl:

    Maiyet is is trying to find people who are at the bottom of the economic pyramid, but who possess extraordinary and rare skills, we want to find the next generation of global artisans, whether they're in Indonesia, Peru, Mongolia, Kenya, or India and to harness those skills, but do so in a way that is relevant and applicable to the modern luxury fashion market.

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