Definition of doable in English:



  • Within one's powers; feasible.

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