workable workable  /ˈwɜr kə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In the '50s, America seemed both workable and working.
  2. Some early skeptics have been surprised by Baucus' effective deal-making with elements of the business community and his focus on getting a workable deal.
  3. Some early skeptics have been surprised by Baucus' effective dealmaking with elements of the business community and his focus on getting a workable deal.

News

  1. Astrological Forecasts for 06/18/2013

    Aries (March 21-April 19) : Today is an 8 -- Are you dressed for the weather? Take a cautious pace, with respect for conditions. Never slander Mother Nature; she's bigger than you. Investigate the situation and find a workable solution that's inexpensive. Keep it private for now.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. SCS announces payroll solution

    Shelby County Schools announced a workable solution to address the concerns created by the need to harmonize payroll systems with Memphis City Schools.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WMCTV Memphis

  3. Unified Schools Superintendent Devises Merged Payroll Solution

    Dorsey Hopson, Interim Superintendent for the merged Memphis/Shelby County school district, notified employees Monday of a "workable" solution to prevent teachers from missing a paycheck.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Eyewitness News Memphis

Quotes

  1. "I am concerned that Treasury's proposal is neither workable nor comprehensive," Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said in a statement.
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Richard Shelby Source: Reuters

  2. "The only people who believe there is a workable military solution for the conflict in Iraq is the Bush administration," said Sen. John Kerry, a Democrat in announcing legislation that would require Bush to "complete the redeployment" of...
    on Feb 5, 2007 By: John Kerry Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, chief of the defence staff, said: "This outcome is not about denying rights to our people, it is about ensuring that we have a clear and workable set of rules under which they can carry out their dangerous work."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Jock Stirrup Source: The Guardian

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