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

  • adjective Being such that use or operation is possible.
  • adjective Possible to put into practice; practicable.
  • adjective Treatable by surgical operation with a reasonable degree of safety and chance of success.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Practicable.

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

  • adjective obsolete Practicable.

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

  • adjective Able to be operated or used
  • adjective Able to be put into operation; practicable
  • adjective Able to be treated by surgery

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

  • adjective capable of being treated by surgical operation
  • adjective fit or ready for use or service
  • adjective usable for a specific purpose


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