HyperDic: serviceable

English > 3 senses of the word serviceable:
ADJECTIVEallserviceableready for service or able to give long service
allserviceablecapable of being put to good use
allserviceableintended or able to serve a purpose without elaboration
serviceable > pronunciation
Soundsser'vahsahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > serviceable: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningReady for service or able to give long service.
Examples
  • "serviceable equipment"
  • "heavy serviceable fabrics"
Narrowerdurable, long-wearingCapable of withstanding wear and tear and decay
functional, usable, useable, operable, operationalfit or ready for use or service
See alsofunctionaldesigned for or capable of a particular function or use
practicalconcerned with actual use or practice
useful, utileOf use or service
Oppositeunserviceablenot ready for service
Spanishduradero, práctico, servible
Catalanservible
Nounsserviceability, serviceablenessthe quality of being able to provide good service
English > serviceable: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCapable of being put to good use.
Example"a serviceable kitchen gadget"
Broaderuseful, utileOf use or service
Spanishservible
Catalanservible
Nounsserviceableness, useablenessthe quality of being able to provide good service
English > serviceable: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningIntended or able to serve a purpose without elaboration.
Example"serviceable low-heeled shoes"
Broaderpracticalconcerned with actual use or practice
Spanishservible
Catalanservible
Nounsserviceability, serviceablenessthe quality of being able to provide good service

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