Dictionary.com

compossible

[ kom-pos-uh-buhl, kuhm- ]
/ kɒmˈpɒs ə bəl, kəm- /
Save This Word!

adjective
compatible; potentially consistent, as with another statement, theory, etc.
able to exist or happen together.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of compossible

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

OTHER WORDS FROM compossible

com·pos·si·bil·i·ty, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use compossible in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for compossible

compossible
/ (kɒmˈpɒsɪbəl) /

adjective
rare possible in coexistence with something else
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK