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Princeton's WordNet

  1. playableadjective

    capable of or suitable for being played or played on

    "a playable lie in golf"; "the baseball fan reached out and caught a foul that was judged playable"; "the ball field was playable"; "harpsichord music is readily playable"- P.H.Lang


  1. playableadjective

    Able to be played.

  2. playableadjective

    Of a move, giving a reasonable result; able to be played without losing.

  3. playableadjective

    Of a game, able to be played and enjoyed.


  1. playable

    Gameplay is the specific way in which players interact with a game, and in particular with video games. Gameplay is the pattern defined through the game rules, connection between player and the game, challenges and overcoming them, plot and player's connection with it. Video game gameplay is distinct from graphics and audio elements. In card games, the equivalent term is play.


  1. playable

    Playable refers to a situation, object, or character that can be readily used or engaged with, especially in a game or simulation. It is often used to describe whether a video game is in a functional state where users can interact with it as intended. Also in sports, "playable" refers to a ball or puck that's within the boundaries of the game and open to be played by any player.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of playable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of playable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of playable in a Sentence

  1. Yaqoob Baloch:

    It's not playable. It's a shame there's such a big place for football that's not functional yet.

  2. Brian Snitker:

    The fact we played through a tropical storm last night kind of took away the field for today, in my opinion, the field wasn’t playable.

  3. Nick Adams:

    As the first playable transgender protagonist in a major studio release, Tyler is an important step forward for representation in gaming.

  4. Englishman Willett:

    I said yesterday it could be Armageddon today and it was this morning, luckily we didn't have to play in the rain. The wind we had was a good wind for St Andrews, a 20 to 30-yard wind. It was playable, you can certainly hit golf shots and it wasn't too ridiculous.

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