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.
2. Capable of being used; passable; as, a practicable weapon; a practicable road.
Practicable breach Mil., a breach which admits of approach and entrance by an assailing party.
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.
-- Prac*ti*ca*ble*ness, n. -- Prac*ti*ca*bly, adv.
adj 1: usable for a specific purpose; "an operable plan"; "a
practicable solution" [syn: operable]
2: capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances
as they are [syn: feasible, executable, viable, workable]