- practical art,
- practical effect,
- practical imperative,
- practical joke
Origin of practicable
Examples from the Web for practicable
His counterfactual musings don't provide any practicable, coherent or implementable alternatives.
It makes his prescriptions particularly powerful because they are practicable, if not a little ambitious.
ARIES Power of concentration is at a peak, percolating grains of ideas into practicable projects.
There were fords near all these crossings which were also to be utilized as far as practicable.Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V2|Jacob Dolson Cox
The cost of providing all these means of protection is too great to make them practicable.
Similarly when firing to attract attention, shoot into soft ground or a heavy timber, when practicable, instead of into the air.Pistol and Revolver Shooting|A. L. A. Himmelwright
It was an idea which had emanated from Spendius, and which many thought most simple and practicable.Salammbo|Gustave Flaubert
It was one of the most sober, safe, and practicable plans ever formed.The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald, Vol. II|Thomas Lord Cochrane
Word Origin for practicable
1670s, from Middle French pratiquable (1590s), from pratiquer "to practice," from Medieval Latin practicare "to practice" (see practical). Related: practicableness (1640s).