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also use·a·ble  (yo͞o′zə-bəl)
1. Capable of being used: usable byproducts.
2. Fit for use; convenient to use: usable spare parts.

us′a·bil′i·ty, us′a·ble·ness n.
us′a·bly adv.


(ˈjuːzəbəl) or


able to be used
ˌusaˈbility, ˌuseaˈbility, ˈusableness, ˈuseableness n
ˈusably, ˈuseably adv


or use•a•ble

(ˈyu zə bəl)

1. available or convenient for use.
2. capable of being used.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French]
us`a•bil′i•ty, us′a•ble•ness, n.
us′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.usable - capable of being put to use; "usable byproducts"
useful, utile - being of use or service; "the girl felt motherly and useful"; "a useful job"; "a useful member of society"
2.usable - fit or ready for use or serviceusable - fit or ready for use or service; "the toaster was still functional even after being dropped"; "the lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable"; "an operational aircraft"; "the dishwasher is now in working order"
serviceable - ready for service or able to give long service; "serviceable equipment"; "heavy serviceable fabrics"
3.usable - convenient for use or disposalusable - convenient for use or disposal; "the house is available after July 1"; "2000 square feet of usable office space"
disposable - free or available for use or disposition; "every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire"; "disposable assets"


adjective serviceable, working, functional, available, current, practical, valid, at your disposal, ready for use, in running order, fit for use, utilizable blackened, but still usable, cooking pots and other objects


also useable
2. In a condition to be used:
قابِل للإسْتِعْمال


[ˈjuːzəbl] ADJutilizable
usable spaceespacio m útil
it is no longer usableya no sirve


[ˈjuːzəbəl] adjutilisable


adjverwendbar; suggestion, ideasbrauchbar; to be no longer usablenicht mehr zu gebrauchen sein; in usable conditionin brauchbarem Zustand; to be usable for somethingfür etw verwendbar or brauchbar sein; is this evidence usable in court?kann diese Aussage vor Gericht verwendet werden?


[ˈjuːzəbl] adjutilizzabile, usabile


(juːz) verb
1. to employ (something) for a purpose. What did you use to open the can?; Use your common sense!
2. to consume. We're using far too much electricity.
ˈusable adjective
that can be used. Are any of these clothes usable?
used adjective
1. employed or put to a purpose. This road is not used any more.
2. not new. used cars.
ˈuser noun
a person who uses something. computer users; drug-users.
ˌuser-ˈfriendly adjective
(of a computer, dictionary, system etc) that is easy or simple to use, understand etc. a user-friendly camera.
ˌuser ˈguide noun
a list of instructions etc on how to use a particular product, system etc. The attached user guide explains how to install the program on your computer.
be used to (something) (ˈjuːstu)
accustomed to. She isn't used to such hard work.
used to (ˈjuːstu) negative short forms usedn't to, ~usen't to (ˈjuːsntu)
– (I, he etc) was in the habit of (doing something); (I, he etc) was (usually) in a particular position, state etc. I used to swim every day; She used not to be so forgetful; They used to play golf, didn't they?; Didn't you use(d) to live near me?; There used to be a butcher's shop there, didn't there?
References in classic literature ?
he was but an extinct volcano; he had been active in his time, but his fire was out, this good while, he was only a stately ash-pile now; gentle enough, and kindly enough for my purpose, without doubt, but not usable.
Residential buildings in the number 21 with a total usable area of 4,498.
Global Banking News-April 20, 2015--Yuan to be made more freely usable
19% of the total usable funds held by the industry, according to statistics compiled by the Taiwan Insurance Institute (TII).
3 : usable power or the resources (as oil) used to produce usable power <Our new dryer uses a lot less energy.
The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) guidelines for determining Usable Area were most recently updated in 1987 and recommend that landlords calculate Usable Area by measuring the entire floor to the outer facade of the building (often beyond the window line) and deducting only floor penetrations (e.
According to the companies, the solution combines Sun's new "Thumper" Sun Fire X4500 data server powered by Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors with Greenplum's parallel distribution of PostgreSQL, Bizgres MPP, in a single appliance capable of scanning 1TB of data in 60 seconds and scalable to hundreds of terabytes of usable database capacity.
Usable for implants of 30 days or less, it is biocompatible, resistant to body fluids, and sterilizable with radiation, ethylene oxide, or dry heat.
WHAT THE ENTRIES MEAN: 'Exclusive Residents' The street includes spaces only usable by residents with permits from Monday to Sunday, 8am to 10pm.
Jim House, president and CEO of USAble Life in Little Rock, is retiring at the end of June.
The holding company, Life & Specialty Ventures LLC, now contains 70% ownership of USAble Life and 100% ownership of Florida Combined Life Insurance Co.
He has led hundreds and of professional seminars and workshops, where he is recognized for his stimulating presentations, which themselves are designed to be useful, usable, and used.