Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being applied; applicable; pertinent; suitable.
- Willing to apply one's self; compliant; disposed to listen.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. obsolete Applicable; also, compliant.
- From apply + -able. (Wiktionary)
“The Review Board could be mandated to use the cheapest Drugs and medical treatments appliable to said illness, cutting Malpractice insurance costs as well as Doctor-purchase by Drug companies.”
“The need is for a clear and simple, appliable Tax Code which Everyone will be opposed to amending. lgl”
“But that could change in a flash if another universally-appliable, frictionless model for making money on the web appeared.”
“Palestinians are no Nazis, I know, and I hope that after Arafat, their goal is rational accommodation, so nowadays, maybe, the Dilemma may be appliable.”
“You wanna make a new game , SL-like , or do you wanna re-write the existing Laws and Regulations appliable to Financial Markets ?”
“It's a Fictional Virtual Declaration of Virtual Policy of Virtual World , appliable inside the magic circle.”
“Yea he extolled him to a more heigth then was appliable to the nature of man, calling him the woorde, the spirite, the soule of GOD, borne out of a virgines wombe, whome he also with many wondrefull praises magnified.”
“Is he, that is apte by goodnes of witte, and appliable by”
“But then to draw this down a thesi ad hypothesin, and to determine the bounds of each, by showing exactly where malice ceases, and where a faultless inadvertency begins; this, I confess, is most difficult, and perhaps, by any one common rule, constantly and universally appliable to every particular action, not to be effected.”
“Fourthly, that it is no less absurd to say, as the Papists do, that our satisfaction is required as a condition, without which Christ's satisfaction is not appliable unto us, than to say, Peter hath paid the debt of John, and he to whom it was due accepteth of the same payment, conditionally if he pay it himself also.”
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