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feasible

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Pronunciation: /ˈfiːzɪb(ə)l
 
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Definition of feasible in English:

adjective

1Possible and practical to do easily or conveniently: the Dutch have demonstrated that it is perfectly feasible to live below sea level
More example sentences
  • This is an especially useful method for limiting items to only those considered feasible in practice.
  • However, this time consuming procedure is hardly feasible in general practice and therefore is seldom done.
  • We truly believe that this is a transport policy that is manageable, practical and feasible.
Synonyms
practicable, practical, workable, achievable, attainable, realizable, viable, realistic, sensible, reasonable, within reason, within the bounds of possibility;
useful, suitable, expedient, helpful, constructive;
possible, likely, conceivable, imaginable
informal doable, earthly
2Likely; probable: the most feasible explanation
More example sentences
  • It is a perfectly feasible religious position to imagine a god as non-interventionist.
  • I think it's actually still a feasible explanation.
  • A feasible explanation for this discrepancy can be found in this work.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French faisible, from fais-, stem of faire 'do, make', from Latin facere.

Derivatives

feasibly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • Once this debt has been repaid you should invest as much as feasibly possible while you are still working so as to have a sufficient retirement fund.
  • Fortunately, that didn't stop them from assisting each other as much as feasibly possible.
  • She had drawn James as far away from them as feasibly possible without making it obviously so.

Words that rhyme with feasible

discerptiblepersuasible

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