[ fee-zuh-buhl ]
/ ˈfi zə bəl /
capable of being done, effected, or accomplished: a feasible plan.
probable; likely: a feasible theory.
suitable: a road feasible for travel.
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Origin of feasible
First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English feseable, faisible, from Anglo-French, Old French, equivalent to fes-, fais- (variant stem of faire, from Latin facere “to do”) + -ible-ible
synonym study for feasible
1. See possible.
OTHER WORDS FROM feasible
fea·si·bil·i·ty, fea·si·ble·ness, nounfea·si·bly, adverbnon·fea·si·bil·i·ty, nounnon·fea·si·ble, adjective
non·fea·si·ble·ness, nounnon·fea·si·bly, adverbun·fea·si·bil·i·ty, nounun·fea·si·ble, adjectiveun·fea·si·ble·ness, nounun·fea·si·bly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH feasiblefeasible , viable.
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British Dictionary definitions for feasible
/ (ˈfiːzəbəl) /
able to be done or put into effect; possible
likely; probablea feasible excuse
Derived forms of feasiblefeasibility or feasibleness, nounfeasibly, adverb
Word Origin for feasible
C15: from Anglo-French faisable, from faire to do, from Latin facere
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