verb (used with object)
Origin of implement
Synonyms for implement
Examples from the Web for implementable
Contemporary Examples of implementable
His counterfactual musings don't provide any practicable, coherent or implementable alternatives.Israel and Palestine Vs. ‘Blood and Magic’
Hussein Ibish, Saliba Sarsar
September 17, 2013
It is critical to focus on concrete and implementable options, on a low profile, discretion and promptness.Kerry Must Hurry
February 6, 2013
verb (ˈɪmplɪˌmɛnt) (tr)
Word Origin for implement
mid-15c., from Late Latin implementem "a filling up" (as with provisions), from Latin implere "to fill," from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + plere "to fill" (see pleio-). Sense of "tool" is 1530s, from notion of things provided to do work, that which "fills up" or "completes" a household (c.1500).
1806, originally chiefly in Scottish, where the noun was a legal term meaning "fulfillment," from implement (n.). It led to the wretched formation implementation, first recorded 1913. Related: Implemented.