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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

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>

ser·vice·abil·i·ty play \ˌsər-və-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
ser·vice·able·ness play \ˈsər-və-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun
ser·vice·ably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of serviceable

  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



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