practicable


prac·ti·ca·ble

adjective \ˈprak-ti-kə-bəl\

: able to be done or used

Full Definition of PRACTICABLE

1
:  capable of being put into practice or of being done or accomplished :  feasible <a practicable plan>
2
:  capable of being used :  usable <a practicable weapon>
prac·ti·ca·bil·i·ty \ˌprak-ti-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
prac·ti·ca·ble·ness \ˈprak-ti-kə-bəl-nəs\ noun
prac·ti·ca·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of PRACTICABLE

  1. The idea is interesting but not practicable, I'm afraid.
  2. <a solution that is not practicable in the time available to us>

First Known Use of PRACTICABLE

1648

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