Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: practicable
IPA transcription: [pɹ'æktəkəbəl]
Pronunciations of practicable
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: operable, practicable
    Meaning: usable for a specific purpose; "an operable plan"; "a practicable solution"
  • Synonyms: feasible, executable, practicable, viable, workable
    Meaning: capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
Usage examples
  • No practicable nook or cranny, in which a living being could lie concealed, was anywhere at hand.
  • If practicable, squeeze the bottom of the tuft, containing the neck of the funnel, with both hands.
  • It was no longer practicable wholly to conceal them from the family, and even from the neighbourhood.
  • If this or its equivalent be refused, reduce the fort as your judgment decides to be most practicable.
  • Referring to an application that had been made to him from Baltimore, I wrote: "Sustain Baltimore if practicable.
  • Such a scheme, if practicable at all, would instantly degenerate into a military despotism; but it will be found in every light impracticable.
  • It is reasonable to hope that before iron ore has become extremely scarce, a cheap and practicable method of extracting aluminium from clay will have been perfected.
  • And when the resolution was there taken to raise a bank against that part of the wall which was practicable, he sent his whole army abroad to get the materials together.
  • It is only when specially prepared iron oxide of exceeding fineness, and nickel hydrate conforming to certain physical, as well as chemical, standards can be made that the alkaline battery is practicable.
  • We must speak of things that are possible of performance in this world. There are many theories and high ideas on this subject, but they are not practicable; consequently, we must speak of things that are feasible.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Sophie, Countess of Wessex, License CC BY-SA 4.0