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3 definitions found
 for operable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Operable \Op"er*a*ble\, a.
     Practicable. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  operable
      adj 1: capable of being treated by surgical operation; "an
             operable cancer" [ant: inoperable]
      2: fit or ready for use or service; "the toaster was still
         functional even after being dropped"; "the lawnmower is a bit
         rusty but still usable"; "an operational aircraft"; "the
         dishwasher is now in working order" [syn: functional,
         usable, useable, operable, operational]
      3: usable for a specific purpose; "an operable plan"; "a
         practicable solution" [syn: operable, practicable]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "operable":
     achievable, actable, appliable, applicable, attainable, banausic,
     compassable, compliant, doable, effective, effectual, efficient,
     exploitable, feasible, fit, functional, in working order,
     manageable, maneuverable, manipulable, manipulatable, negotiable,
     operatable, operational, overcomable, performable, pliable,
     practicable, practical, pragmatic, realizable, reusable,
     serviceable, superable, surmountable, usable, utilizable, viable,
     workable
  
  

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