Synonyms and Antonyms of inoperable

  1. 1 not being in working order we have several inoperable cars on the property Synonyms down, inoperative, kaput (also kaputt), malfunctioning, nonfunctional, nonfunctioning, nonoperating Related Words broken; off; deactivated, deadlocked, ineffective, ineffectual, nonproductive, unproductive, unusable, unworkable, useless Phrases on the blink, on the fritz, out of commission Near Antonyms effective, effectual, employable, performing, producing, productive, serving, usable (also useable), useful, viable, workable Antonyms functional, functioning, operable, operant, operating, operational, operative, running, working

  2. 2 not capable of being put to use or account a delightfully creative but inoperable plan for building a theme park in the area Synonyms impracticable, impractical, nonpractical, unserviceable, unusable, unworkable, uselessRelated Words unsuitable; inaccessible, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable; dead, dormant, fallow, free, idle, inactive, inert, inoperative, latent; arrested, interrupted, suspended; unrealisticNear Antonyms accessible, acquirable, available, obtainable, procurable, reachable; all-around (also all-round), handy; active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, operating, operative, running, workingAntonyms applicable, feasible, functional, operable, operational, practicable, practical, serviceable, ultrapractical, usable (also useable), useful, utilizable, workable

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