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Meaning of SERVICEABLE

Pronunciation:  'survisubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  intended or able to serve a purpose without elaboration; "serviceable low-heeled shoes";
  2. [adj]  ready for service or able to give long service; "serviceable equipment"; "heavy serviceable fabrics"
  3. [adj]  having a beneficial use; "a serviceable kitchen gadget"
 

SERVICEABLE is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: durable, fixable, in working order(p), long-wearing, maintained, operable, operational, practical, repairable, repaired, serviced, usable, useable
 
 Antonyms: unserviceable
 
 See Also: functional, useful, utile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Serv"ice*a*ble\, a.
1. Doing service; promoting happiness, interest, advantage,
   or any good; useful to any end; adapted to any good end
   use; beneficial; advantageous. ``Serviceable to religion
   and learning''. --Atterbury. ``Serviceable tools.''
   --Macaulay.

         I know thee well, a serviceable villain. --Shak.

2. Prepared for rendering service; capable of, or fit for,
   the performance of duty; hence, active; diligent.

         Courteous he was, lowly, and servysable. --Chaucer.

         Bright-hearnessed angels sit in order serviceable.
                                               --Milton.

         Seeing her so sweet and serviceable.  --Tennnyson.
   -- {Serv"ice*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Serv"ice*a*bly}, adv.

 

 

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