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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?