applicable

[ap-li-kuh-buh l, uh-plik-uh-] /ˈæp lɪ kə bəl, əˈplɪk ə-/
adjective
1.
applying or capable of being applied; relevant; suitable; appropriate:
"an applicable rule; a solution that is applicable to the problem."
Origin
1400–50; < Latin applic(āre) to apply + -able, or < Middle French applicable, Medieval Latin applicābilis; replacing late Middle English appliable
Related forms
applicability, applicableness, noun
applicably, adverb
nonapplicability, noun
nonapplicable, adjective
nonapplicableness, noun
unapplicability, noun
unapplicable, adjective
unapplicableness, noun
unapplicably, adverb
Synonyms
fitting, proper, germane, pertinent.
British Dictionary definitions for applicably
applicable (ˈæplɪkəbəl, əˈplɪkə-)
 
adj
being appropriate or relevant; able to be applied; fitting
 
applica'bility
 
n
 
'applicableness
 
n
 
'applicably
 
adv

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Word Origin and History for applicably
applicable
1560s, "pliable," from L. applicare (see apply). Meaning "capable of being applied" is attested by 1660; earlier in this sense was appliable (1550s). Related: Applicability (1650s).
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