Definition of feasible in English:



  • 1Possible and practical to do easily or conveniently.

    ‘the Dutch have demonstrated that it is perfectly feasible to live below sea level’
    • ‘It seems to me someone could come up with a feasible solution for Bradford.’
    • ‘Sensible reform is feasible and no more costly than the existing shambles.’
    • ‘It would be a feasible solution that could be enacted with a handful of live shows.’
    • ‘The preferred criterion model was found to be feasible and acceptable to general practitioners.’
    • ‘This is an especially useful method for limiting items to only those considered feasible in practice.’
    • ‘We truly believe that this is a transport policy that is manageable, practical and feasible.’
    • ‘A pledge is then feasible only if it is practical to separate the goods in question from the rest.’
    • ‘This would certainly be feasible in Europe and possibly in the Americas.’
    • ‘Clinical observations on traditional remedies are feasible and useful.’
    • ‘There are two answers to that: one is an imperfect but feasible solution, and one is more idealised.’
    • ‘A public health policy of mass screening for ovarian cancer may not prove feasible for several reasons.’
    • ‘Amelioration of such limitations is quite feasible and would do much to strengthen rural practice.’
    • ‘For small companies, where centralized management is not a desideratum, this solution may be feasible.’
    • ‘Is there any long term, feasible solution to parking problems in Bangalore?’
    • ‘However, this time consuming procedure is hardly feasible in general practice and therefore is seldom done.’
    • ‘It may not, in fact, be feasible or even possible to continue to tell or rely on only that kind of story.’
    • ‘This last idea seemed the best to me - and the most feasible to try and achieve as well.’
    • ‘But though it would be technically possible, would such tracking be feasible?’
    • ‘There are lots of problems with that sort of design, but it should be practically feasible.’
    • ‘We therefore had to make a judgment as to whether repopulation was realistic or feasible.’
    practicable, practical, workable, achievable, attainable, realizable, viable, realistic, sensible, reasonable, within reason, within the bounds of possibility
    useful, suitable, expedient, helpful, constructive
    possible, likely, conceivable, imaginable
    doable, earthly
    View synonyms
  • 2Likely; probable.

    ‘the most feasible explanation’
    • ‘A feasible explanation for this discrepancy can be found in this work.’
    • ‘It is a perfectly feasible religious position to imagine a god as non-interventionist.’
    • ‘I think it's actually still a feasible explanation.’
    likely, most likely, odds-on, expected, to be expected, anticipated, predictable, foreseeable, ten to one, presumed, potential, credible, quite possible, possible
    View synonyms


Late Middle English: from Old French faisible, from fais-, stem of faire do, make, from Latin facere.