What does viable mean?

Definitions for viable
ˈvaɪ ə bəlvi·able

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Princeton's WordNet

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

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

  2. viable(adj)

    capable of life or normal growth and development

    "viable seeds"; "a viable fetus"

Wiktionary

  1. viable(Adjective)

    Able to live on its own (as for a newborn.)

  2. viable(Adjective)

    Able to be done, possible.

  3. viable(Adjective)

    In , able to live and develop.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viable(adj)

    capable of living; born alive and with such form and development of organs as to be capable of living; -- said of a newborn, or a prematurely born, infant

    Etymology: [F., from vie life, L. vita. See Vital.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Viable

    vī′a-bl, adj. capable of living.—n. Viabil′ity. [Fr., through Low L.—L. vita, life.]

Editors Contribution

  1. viable

    Practical, logical and able to be achieved.

    It was a viable option as it was intelligent, just and fair.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of viable in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Scaramucci:

    I'm in the process of putting together a team of people that feel the exact same way that I do. This is not a' Never Trump' situation. This not just screeching rhetoric. This is -- OK, the guy is unstable. Everyone inside knows it, everyone outside knows it. Let's see if we can find a viable alternative.

  2. Dilma Rousseff:

    There is a clear and strong demand for infrastructure development projects in Brazil. All of these figures I have just referred to convey a loud and clear message for those of us in government circles, the message is clear: we must change the potential demand out there into better tangible infrastructure and viable investment projects to be undertaken by private sector capital.

  3. Ethan Scheiner:

    The DPJ government was seen as so unsuccessful in so many ways that it is no longer viewed as the true, viable alternative to the LDP.

  4. Lee Cantrell:

    If there were studies that supported that medications remained viable for much longer and medications didn't need to be turned over so quickly and repurchased, that would be a huge cost savings to the health care system.

  5. Michael Bowers:

    Over 4 million Syrians are now registered refugees in other countries, over half of those are children. As 2015 draws to a close, protection and humanitarian aid in Syria have reached a record high, and in the absence of a viable peace, the situation is expected to deteriorate and require even more sustained humanitarian support in the coming year.

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