Definition of feasible in English:

feasible

adjective

  • 1Possible and practical to do easily or conveniently.

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

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

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

Pronunciation

feasible

/ˈfiːzɪb(ə)l/