compossible

[ kom-pos-uh-buh l, kuh m- ]
/ kɒmˈpɒs ə bəl, kəm- /
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adjective

compatible; potentially consistent, as with another statement, theory, etc.
able to exist or happen together.

Nearby words

  1. composition of forces,
  2. composition series,
  3. compositional,
  4. compositive,
  5. compositor,
  6. compost,
  7. compostable,
  8. compostela,
  9. compostela, santiago de,
  10. composting toilet

Origin of compossible

From the Medieval Latin word compossibilis, dating back to 1630–40. See com-, possible

Related formscom·pos·si·bil·i·ty, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for compossible

compossible

/ (kɒmˈpɒsɪbəl) /

adjective

rare possible in coexistence with something else
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