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(of a river or road) allowing safe, easy, or unobstructed access from one side to the other:‘in places the usually crossable river had become five feet deep’
passable, negotiable, traversable, able to be sailed on, able to be travelled on, crossableView synonyms
- ‘Above and below, two crossable fords had eluded his exhausted men.’
- ‘If that ocean was crossable then the next one must be too!’
- ‘Mountain rivers can become raging torrents extremely quickly, and what was crossable in the morning may not necessarily be crossable on your return in the evening.’
- ‘They have to make sure that that river is actually crossable for both men and equipment.’
- ‘The pool is free-form, exquisitely landscaped and crossable via an arched bridge.’
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