applicable[ap′li kə bəl, ə plik′ə-]
- The definition of applicable is something that is appropriate or relevant.
An example of something that is applicable to everyone is the speed limit.
that can be applied; appropriate
Origin of applicableMedieval Latin applicabilis: see apply and amp; -able
Capable of being applied; relevant or appropriate: a rule not applicable in all cases; added the applicable sales tax.
(comparative more applicable, superlative most applicable)