Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of being applied; relevant or appropriate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being applied; fit to be applied; having relevance; suitable; appropriate; pertinent: as, this observation is applicable to the case under consideration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being applied; fit or suitable to be applied; having relevance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Suitable for application; relevant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective capable of being applied; having relevance

Etymologies

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From Medieval Latin applicabilis.

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