Definition of doable in English:

doable

adjective

informal
  • Within one's powers; feasible.

    ‘none of the jobs were fun, but they were doable’
    • ‘Perhaps you've grown up thinking that setting realistic, doable goals is essential to success.’
    • ‘Let's be reasonable and let's have some sense of what is doable.’
    • ‘Due to these stupendous efforts, the Finance Committee can offer a realistic and doable budget for 2005.’
    • ‘The collection of easily doable recipes kicks off, as well it might, with drinks.’
    • ‘The thing is, they offer thoughtful and doable alternatives worthy of serious attention.’
    • ‘Give them tasks that are not necessarily easy, but certainly doable, given enough practice.’
    • ‘Does this sound like a doable thing or am I hallucinating in a vastly different way from the rest of you folks?’
    • ‘It is, however, doable for a government with the political will.’
    • ‘All the above steps are politically doable and economically affordable.’
    • ‘It was a believable, doable, practical solution to their problem, so they accepted it.’
    • ‘Don't just compile a wish list - consider what is realistic and doable.’
    • ‘It is the happy outcome that a bonanza of energy income has now made practically doable what was once only imaginatively wishful.’
    • ‘That kind of technology is doable, if we put our minds to it.’
    • ‘It's doable with today's technology - and a few billion dollars.’
    • ‘Yes, it is very doable if people of good faith will come together.’
    • ‘Striving in a law-bound, seemingly rational universe made success more thinkable, possibly more doable.’
    • ‘I'm told there are at least two reasons why such a hook-up would not have been doable.’
    • ‘You have to go through these safety and effectiveness trials, but it is an entirely doable technology.’
    • ‘Usually they hold these upstairs so I go in through the front… which involves walking up stairs… tricky, but doable!’
    • ‘He swiftly refused, saying he felt that my job was not doable.’
    workable, feasible, practicable, practical, applicable, usable, manageable, operable, operational, possible, within the bounds of possibility, within the realms of possibility, within reach, within reason, likely, achievable, attainable, accomplishable, realizable, reasonable, sensible, realistic, logical, useful, of use, serviceable, suitable, expedient, effective, valid, tenable
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Pronunciation

doable

/ˈduːəb(ə)l/