- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)II(Roget's IV) modif.III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.doable, practical, practicable, feasible, viable, possible.ANT.: unworkable, impracticalIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Capable of being shaped, bent, or drawn out, as by hammering or pressure: ductile, flexible, flexile, flexuous, malleable, moldable, plastic, pliable, pliant, supple. See FLEXIBLE. 2. Capable of occurring or being done: feasible, possible, practicable, viable. Idiom: within reach. See POSSIBLE.
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Workable — Work a*ble, a. Capable of being worked, or worth working; as, a workable mine; workable clay. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Workable — may refer to: * Shek Kip Mei SA, a football club which play under the name Workable FC in 2007 ndash;2008 season in Hong Kong First Division League … Wikipedia
workable — index demonstrable, determinable (ascertainable), fit, functional, operative, possible, potential … Law dictionary
workable — 1540s, from WORK (Cf. work) (v.) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Workably … Etymology dictionary
workable — [adj] feasible applicable, breeze*, cinch*, doable, duck soup*, easy, easy as pie*, exploitable, functional, no sweat*, piece of cake*, possible, practicable, practical, simple as ABC*, snap, usable, useful, viable, working; concepts 538,552,560… … New thesaurus
workable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to be worked. 2) capable of producing the desired result. DERIVATIVES workability noun workably adverb … English terms dictionary
workable — [wʉr′kə bəl] adj. 1. that can be worked 2. practicable; feasible workability n. workableness … English World dictionary
workable — work|a|ble [ˈwə:kəbəl US ˈwə:r ] adj 1.) a workable system, plan etc will be practical and effective ▪ a workable solution to the problem ▪ a workable timetable 2.) a substance that is workable can be shaped with your hands ▪ workable clay for… … Dictionary of contemporary English
workable — adjective 1 a workable system, idea etc can be used in a practical and efficient way: a workable timetable 2 a substance that is workable can be shaped with your hands: workable clay for making pots … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
workable — adjective Date: 1545 1. capable of being worked < a workable material > 2. practicable, feasible < a workable system > • workability noun • workableness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
workable — [[t]wɜ͟ː(r)kəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED A workable idea or system is realistic and practical, and likely to be effective. Investors can simply pay cash, but this isn t a workable solution in most cases. Syn: practicable Ant: unworkable … English dictionary