What does navigable mean?

Definitions for navigableˈnæv ɪ gə bəl

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. navigable(adj)

    able to be sailed on or through safely

    "navigable waters"; "a navigable channel"


  1. navigable(Adjective)

    (for a body of water: sea, river etc.): capable of being navigated; deep enough and wide enough to afford passage to vessels.

  2. navigable(Adjective)

    (for a boat): seaworthy; in a navigable state; steerable.

  3. navigable(Adjective)

    (for a balloon): steerable, dirigible

  4. navigable(Adjective)

    Easy to navigate.

    This Web site isn't very navigable. I can't tell which image links to which page.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Navigable(adj)

    capable of being navigated; deep enough and wide enough to afford passage to vessels; as, a navigable river

  2. Origin: [L. navigabilis: cf. F. navigable. See Navigate.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of navigable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of navigable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. A Marvell:

    No prince, how great soever, begets his predecessors, and the noblest rivers are not navigable to the fountain.

  2. Cesare Lucente:

    I love the ocean and mountains, and when I arrived here I immediately fell in love with the place and the fact that it had both. Plus, it has the only navigable rivers in Hawai'i.

  3. The FAA:

    The structure as described exceeds obstruction standards and/or would have an adverse physical or electromagnetic interference effect upon navigable airspace or air navigation facilities.

Images & Illustrations of navigable

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