Feasible Fea"si*ble (f[=e]"z[i^]*b'l) a. [F. faisable, fr. faire to make or do, fr. L. facere. See {Fact}, {Feat}.] 1. Capable of being done, executed, or effected; practicable. [1913 Webster]

Always existing before their eyes as a thing feasible in practice. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

It was not feasible to gratify so many ambitions. --Beaconsfield. [1913 Webster]

2. Fit to be used or tilled, as land. [R.] --R. Trumbull. {Fea"si*ble*ness}, n. --{Fea"si*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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