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serviceable

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adjective ser·vice·able \ˈsər-və-sə-bəl\

Simple Definition of serviceable

  • : ready to use or able to be used

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of serviceable

  1. 1 :  helpful, useful

  2. 2 :  fit for use <a serviceable design>; also :  of adequate quality <her serviceable but not exceptional voice — Irving Kolodin>

serviceability

play \ˌsər-və-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

serviceableness

play \ˈsər-və-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun

serviceably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of serviceable in a sentence

  1. I bought an old but still serviceable bicycle.

  2. <be sure to wear serviceable shoes if you're going to be walking on the rocks along the shore>



14th Century

First Known Use of serviceable

14th century


SERVICEABLE Defined for Kids

serviceable

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adjective ser·vice·able \ˈsər-və-sə-bəl\

Definition of serviceable for Students

  1. 1 :  useful 1 <This old truck isn't fancy, but it's still serviceable.>

  2. 2 :  of adequate quality <serviceable shoes>





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