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com·pat·i·ble

 (kəm-păt′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of existing or performing in harmonious, agreeable, or congenial combination with another or others: compatible family relationships.
2. Capable of orderly, efficient integration and operation with other elements in a system with no modification or conversion required.
3. Capable of forming a chemically or biochemically stable system.
4. Medicine Capable of being grafted, transfused, or transplanted from one individual to another without rejection: compatible blood.
n.
A device, such as a computer or computer software, that can be integrated into or used with another device or system of its type.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin compatībilis, from Late Latin compatī, to sympathize; see compassion.]

com·pat′i·bil′i·ty, com·pat′i·ble·ness n.
com·pat′i·bly adv.

compatible

(kəmˈpætəbəl)
adj
1. (usually foll by with) able to exist together harmoniously
2. (usually foll by with) consistent or congruous: her deeds were not compatible with her ideology.
3. (Botany) (of plants)
a. capable of forming successful grafts
b. capable of successful self-fertilization. See self-compatible, self-incompatible
4. (General Engineering) (of pieces of machinery, computer equipment, etc) capable of being used together without special modification or adaptation: a PC-compatible disc.
[C15: from Medieval Latin compatibilis, from Late Latin compatī to be in sympathy with; see compassion]
comˌpatiˈbility, comˈpatibleness n
comˈpatibly adv

com•pat•i•ble

(kəmˈpæt ə bəl)

adj.
1. capable of living or existing together in harmony.
2. able to exist together with something else: Prejudice is not compatible with true religion.
3. consistent; congruous (often fol. by with): Such claims are not compatible with the facts.
4.
a. (of software) able to run on a specified computer.
b. (of hardware) able to work with a specified device.
c. (of a computer system) functionally equivalent to another, usu. widely used system.
5. noting a television system in which color broadcasts can be received in black and white.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin compatibilis < Late Latin compat(ī) to suffer with (Latin com- com- + patī to suffer, undergo)]
com•pat`i•bil′i•ty, com•pat′i•ble•ness, n.
com•pat′i•bly, adv.

compatible

- Its base is Latin compati, "suffer with."
See also related terms for suffer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.compatible - able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination; "a compatible married couple"; "her deeds were compatible with her ideology"
congenial - suitable to your needs; "a congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial spirits united...by mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock
harmonious - musically pleasing
matched - going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities
incompatible - not compatible; "incompatible personalities"; "incompatible colors"
2.compatible - capable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification
incompatible - incapable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification
3.compatible - capable of forming a homogeneous mixture that neither separates nor is altered by chemical interaction
miscible, mixable - (chemistry, physics) capable of being mixed

compatible

adjective
1. consistent, in keeping, consonant, congenial, congruent, reconcilable, congruous, accordant, agreeable Free enterprise, he argued, was compatible with Russian values and traditions.
consistent inappropriate, contradictory, unfitting, inapt
2. like-minded, harmonious, in harmony, in accord, of one mind, of the same mind, en rapport (French) She and I are very compatible - we're interested in all the same things.
like-minded unsuitable, incompatible, unharmonious

compatible

adjective
Translations
مُتَوَافِقمُتَوافِق، مُنْسَجِم
kompatibilníslučitelný
foreneligkompatibel
yhteensopiva
kompatibilan
összeegyeztethető
samrÿmanlegur
両立できる
호환성 있는
darnadarniaisutartinaivienas su kitu derantis
sakritīgssavienojams
zlučiteľný
kompatibel
ที่อยู่ร่วมกันได้
uyumlubağdaşabilir
tương thích

compatible

[kəmˈpætɪbl]
A. ADJcompatible
we weren't really compatiblela verdad es que no éramos compatibles
to be compatible with sth/sbser compatible con algo/algn
an IBM-compatible computerun ordenador compatible con IBM
B. N (Comput) → compatible m
an IBM-compatibleun compatible con IBM

compatible

[kəmˈpætɪbəl] adj
[systems, ideas, beliefs] → compatible; [computers, computer systems] → compatible
to be compatible with sth → être compatible avec qch
[people] → compatible
We weren't really compatible → Nous n'étions pas vraiment compatibles.

compatible

adjvereinbar, kompatibel (geh); (Med) → verträglich, kompatibel (spec); peoplezueinanderpassend; colours, furniturepassend; (Comput) → kompatibel; to be compatible (people)zueinanderpassen; (colours, furniture)zusammenpassen; (plan)vereinbar sein; a salary compatible with the dangers of the jobein Gehalt, das den Gefahren des Berufs entspricht; such action would not be compatible with democracyein solches Vorgehen ist nicht mit dem Demokratieverständnis zu vereinen; an IBM-compatible computerein IBM-kompatibler Computer

compatible

[kəmˈpætɪbl] adj compatible (with)compatibile (con)

compatible

(kəmˈpӕtəbl) adjective
able to agree or exist successfully side by side.
comˌpatiˈbility noun
comˈpatibly adverb

compatible

مُتَوَافِق kompatibilní forenelig kompatibel συμβατός compatible yhteensopiva compatible kompatibilan compatibile 両立できる 호환성 있는 compatibel kompatibel zgodny compatível совместимый kompatibel ที่อยู่ร่วมกันได้ uyumlu tương thích 兼容的

com·pat·i·ble

a. compatible.

compatible

adj compatible