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2 capable of being put to use or account
  • a practicable knowledge of carpentry that came in handy when he volunteered to build houses for underprivileged families
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3 capable of or suitable for being used for a particular purpose
  • That flimsy little saw is not a very practicable tool for cutting heavy tree branches.
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possible, practicable, feasible mean capable of being realized. possible implies that a thing may certainly exist or occur given the proper conditions.
    • a possible route up the west face of the mountain
practicable implies that something may be effected by available means or under current conditions.
    • a solution that is not practicable in the time available
feasible applies to what is likely to work or be useful in attaining the end desired.
    • commercially feasible for mass production

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