Practicably
Practicable Prac"ti*ca*ble, a. [LL. practicare to act, transact, fr. L. practicus active, Gr. ?: cf. F. practicable, pratiquer to practice. See {Practical}.] 1. That may be practiced or performed; capable of being done or accomplished with available means or resources; feasible; as, a practicable method; a practicable aim; a practicable good. [1913 Webster]

2. Capable of being used; passable; as, a practicable weapon; a practicable road. [1913 Webster]

{Practicable breach} (Mil.), a breach which admits of approach and entrance by an assailing party. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Possible; feasible. -- {Practicable}, {Possible}. A thing may be possible, i. e., not forbidden by any law of nature, and yet may not now be practicable for want of the means requisite to its performance. [1913 Webster] -- {Prac"ti*ca*ble*ness}, n. -- {Prac"ti*ca*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • practicably — practicable, practicably Practicable is that which may be done, practiced, or accomplished; that which is performable, feasible, possible; and the adverb practicably means in a practicable manner. Within liability policy providing that when… …   Black's law dictionary

  • practicably — practicable ► ADJECTIVE ▪ able to be done or put into practice successfully. DERIVATIVES practicability noun practicably adverb. USAGE Although they are related, practicable and practical do not mean exactly the same thing: practicable means… …   English terms dictionary

  • practicably — adverb see practicable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • practicably — See practicability. * * * …   Universalium

  • practicably — adverb In a practicable manner …   Wiktionary

  • practicably — præktɪkÉ™blɪ adv. usefully, practically, applicably; in a workable manner, feasibly, in a doable manner; in a manner that can be accomplished, in a manner than can be achieved …   English contemporary dictionary

  • practicably — prac·ti·ca·bly …   English syllables

  • practicably — See: practicable …   English dictionary

  • practicably — adverb in a practicable manner; so as to be feasible • Syn: ↑feasibly • Derived from adjective: ↑feasible (for: ↑feasibly), ↑practicable • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • practicable, practicably — Practicable is that which may be done, practiced, or accomplished; that which is performable, feasible, possible; and the adverb practicably means in a practicable manner. Within liability policy providing that when accident occurred, written… …   Black's law dictionary

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