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Word of the Day 08/09/15 Practicable

Practicable (adjective)
practicable [prak-ti-kuh-buh l]


adjective
1. capable of being done, effected, or put into practice, with the available means; feasible: a practicable solution.
2. capable of being used: a practicable gift.
3. Theater. (of a stage property or part of a set) designed or constructed for actual use; a practicable window; practicable water faucets.

Can be confused
possible, practical (see synonym study at possible; see synonym study at practical)

Synonyms
1. workable, achievable, attainable. See possible.

Antonyms
1. unfeasible.

Origin: 1660-70; < Medieval Latin practic (āre) to practice + -able

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