Definition of doable in US English:

doable

adjective

informal
  • Within one's powers; feasible.

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

/ˈduəb(ə)l//ˈdo͞oəb(ə)l/