workable

adjective work·able \ ˈwər-kə-bəl \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of workable

1 : capable of being worked
  • a workable material
2 : practicable, feasible
  • a workable system

workability

play \ˌwər-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

workableness

play \ˈwər-kə-bəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of workable in a Sentence

  1. I think the plan is quite workable.

  2. Chill the cookie dough until it is more workable.

Recent Examples of workable from the Web

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First Known Use of workable

1545


WORKABLE Defined for English Language Learners

workable

adjective

Definition of workable for English Language Learners

  • : able to be used successfully

  • : able to be easily shaped or worked with


WORKABLE Defined for Kids

workable

adjective work·able \ ˈwər-kə-bəl \

Definition of workable for Students

: capable of being worked or done
  • a workable plan
  • Is this radio workable?


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