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serviceable

adjective

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  1. 1 capable of being put to use or account be sure to wear serviceable shoes if you're going to be walking on the rocks along the shore Synonyms of serviceable actionable, applicable, applicative, applied, functional, practicable, practical, ultrapractical, usable (also useable), useful, workable, workingWords Related to serviceable 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 of serviceable abstract, academic (also academical), armchair, theoretical (also theoretic); inaccessible, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable; unsuitableAntonyms of serviceable impracticable, impractical, inapplicable, nonpractical, unusable, unworkable, useless

  2. 2 capable of or suitable for being used for a particular purpose a perfectly serviceable, if old, set of screwdrivers worked fine for repairing the door Synonyms of serviceable available, employable, exploitable, fit, functional, operable, practicable, usable, usefulWords Related to serviceable applicable, relevant; doable, feasible, viable, workable; reusableAntonyms of serviceable impracticable, inoperable, nonfunctional, unavailable, unemployable, unusable

  3. 3 of a level of quality that meets one's needs or standards the acting was serviceable, although not particularly inspired Synonyms of serviceable acceptable, all right, decent, fairish, fine, good, OK (or okay), passable, respectable, satisfactory, adequate, tolerableWords Related to serviceable agreeable, bearable, endurable, sufferable; average, fair, indifferent, mediocre, middling, minimal; common, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, run-of-the-mine (or run-of-mine), second-rate, so-so; standard, unexceptional; appropriate, correct, due, fitting, meet, proper, right, seemly, suitable, useful, worthy; gratifying, satisfyingNear Antonyms of serviceable disagreeable, disreputable, improper, indecent, objectionable, unfit, unsuitable, unworthy, useless, wrong; bad, cheap, defective, faulty, imperfect, incomplete, lamentable, pitiful, shoddy; dissatisfying; insufficient, meager (or meagre), mean, miserly, niggardly, poor, scanty, shabby, short, skimpy, spare, stingy; insufferable, intolerable, unbearable, unendurable; atrocious, execrable, miserable, vile, wretched; exceptional, exquisite, extreme, fancy, first-class, high-grade, matchless, maximized, maximum, optimal, optimum, peerless, preeminent, premium, special, supreme, unmatched, unparalleled; A1, bang-up, banner, boss [slang], capital, classic, crackerjack, dandy, divine, fabulous, fine, first-rate, grand, great, groovy, heavenly, jim-dandy, keen, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, par excellence, prime, sensational, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-notch, unsurpassed, wonderfulAntonyms of serviceable deficient, inadequate, insufficient, lacking, unacceptable, unsatisfactory, wanting


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