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APPLICABLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does applicable mean? 

APPLICABLE (adjective)
  The adjective APPLICABLE has 2 senses:

1. capable of being applied; having relevance
2. readily applicable or practical

  Familiarity information: APPLICABLE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


APPLICABLE (adjective)


Sense 1applicable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Capable of being applied; having relevance

Context example:

gave applicable examples to support her argument

Similar:

relevant (having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue)


Sense 2applicable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Readily applicable or practical

Synonyms:

applicative; applicatory; applicable

Similar:

practical (concerned with actual use or practice)


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