Feasible definition

fēzə-bəl
Capable of being accomplished or brought about; possible.

A feasible plan.

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Capable of being done or carried out; practicable; possible.

A feasible scheme.

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Within reason; likely or probable.

A feasible story.

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Capable of being used or dealt with successfully; suitable.

Land feasible for cultivation.

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The definition of feasible is that something is possible, doable or likely.

An example of feasible is getting the answer to an easy math problem.

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That can be done in practice.

His plan to rid Trafalgar Square of pigeons by bringing in peregrine falcons to eat them was dismissed as not feasible.

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Capable of being used or dealt with successfully.

Feasible new sources of energy.

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Logical; likely.

A feasible explanation.

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Origin of feasible

  • Middle English fesable from Old French faisable from faire fais- to do from Latin facere dhē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman faisible, from Old French faisable (“doable”), from fais-, stem of faire (“to do”) + -able.

    From Wiktionary