- (of software) capable of being run on another computer without change.
- (of hardware) capable of being connected to another device without the use of special equipment or software.
Origin of compatible
Related Words for compatibilitiesunity, rapport, empathy, fit, sympathy, congeniality, amity, agreement, congruity, consonance, agreeableness, affinity
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Historical Examples of compatibilities
This question of compatibilities is illustrated very strikingly by the case of the worker-bee.Woman and Womanhood
C. W. Saleeby
Word Origin for compatible
mid-15c., from Middle French compatible (15c.), from Medieval Latin compatibilis, from Late Latin compati (see compassion). Related: Compatibility.