Synonyms and Antonyms of practicable
1 capable of being done or carried out a solution that is not practicable in the time available to us Synonyms achievable, attainable, doable, feasible, possible, realizable, viable, workableRelated Words practical, reasonable, sensible; contingent, likely, probable; acceptable, believable, conceivable, creditable, plausible, thinkable; actionable, available, usable (also useable)Near Antonyms impractical, unrealistic; doubtful, dubious, far-fetched, improbable, unlikely; implausible, inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable; futile, useless, vain; absurd, fantastic (also fantastical), outlandish, preposterous, ridiculous; unthinkableAntonyms hopeless, impossible, impracticable, infeasible, nonviable, unattainable, undoable, unfeasible, unrealizable, unviable, unworkable
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 Synonyms actionable, applicable, applicative, applied, functional, practical, serviceable, ultrapractical, usable (also useable), useful, workable, workingRelated Words down-to-earth, pragmatic (also pragmatical), utilitarian; banausic, mundane; accessible, available, obtainable, reachable; all-around (also all-round), handy; active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, operating, operativeNear Antonyms abstract, academic (also academical), armchair, theoretical (also theoretic); inaccessible, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable; unsuitableAntonyms impracticable, impractical, inapplicable, nonpractical, unusable, unworkable, useless
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 Synonyms available, employable, exploitable, fit, functional, operable, usable, serviceable, usefulRelated Words applicable, relevant; doable, feasible, viable, workable; reusableAntonyms impracticable, inoperable, nonfunctional, unavailable, unemployable, unusable
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