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Meaning of applicable by Wiktionary Dictionary

applicable


    Etymology

    From Medieval Latin applicabilis .

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /əpˈlɪkəˌbəl/,
    • ( US ) also: IPA: /'æplɪkəbəl/

    Adjective

    applicable ( comparative more applicable, superlative most applicable )

    1. Suitable for application; relevant .

    Synonyms

    • appropriate

    Antonyms

    Derived terms

    • applicability

    Related terms



Explanation of applicable by Wordnet Dictionary

applicable


    Adjective
    1. capable of being applied

    2. gave applicable examples to support her argument


    Definition of applicable by GCIDE Dictionary

    applicable


    1. Applicable a. [Cf. F. aplicable, fr. L. applicare. See Apply.] Capable of being applied; fit or suitable to be applied; having relevance; as, “this observation is applicable to the case under consideration”. -- Applicableness, n. -- Applicably, adv.