- physically fitted to live.
- (of a fetus) having reached such a stage of development as to be capable of living, under normal conditions, outside the uterus.
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Origin of viable
OTHER WORDS FROM viablevi·a·bil·i·ty, nounvi·a·bly, adverbun·vi·a·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH viablefeasible, viable
Example sentences from the Web for viable
“It’s hard to imagine a viable claim on the grounds they are asserting,” said Chris Trebilcock, who has been monitoring the lawsuits that are landing in Michigan.
Being online was scary, and I didn’t know if what I was doing was viable but it already felt too late.You Think Being a Trans Chinese Sex Worker Is Easy?|Eugene Robinson|November 11, 2020|Ozy
At 24 inches, it’s not long, but the hefty head makes it a viable splitting tool.
It wasn’t that long ago that Democrats had trouble finding viable candidates for mayor.Politics Report: Winners and Losers Special Edition|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|November 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Bill Simmons, president of the San Juan Teachers Association, said plans his district drafted for reopening over the summer are no longer viable due to changing health guidelines, state requirements and lessons learned from other school reopenings.Sacramento Report: Enforcement Questions Loom Over Schools, Nursing Homes|Kara Grant and Jared Whitlock|October 30, 2020|Voice of San Diego