serviceable

[ sur-vuh-suh-buhl ]
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adjective
  1. capable of or being of service; useful.

  2. wearing well; durable: serviceable cloth.

  1. capable of being used, worn, cleaned, repaired, etc., easily.

Origin of serviceable

1
1300–50; service1 + -able; replacing Middle English servisable<Middle French

Other words for serviceable

Other words from serviceable

  • serv·ice·a·bil·i·ty, serv·ice·a·ble·ness, noun
  • serv·ice·a·bly, adverb
  • non·serv·ice·a·bil·i·ty, noun
  • non·serv·ice·a·ble, adjective
  • non·serv·ice·a·ble·ness, noun
  • non·serv·ice·a·bly, adverb
  • un·ser·vice·a·ble, adjective
  • un·ser·vice·a·ble·ness, noun
  • un·ser·vice·a·bly, adverb

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How to use serviceable in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for serviceable

serviceable

/ (ˈsɜːvɪsəbəl) /


adjective
  1. capable of or ready for service; usable

  2. capable of giving good service; durable

  1. archaic diligent in service

Derived forms of serviceable

  • serviceability or serviceableness, noun
  • serviceably, adverb

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