feasible

[fee-zuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of being done, effected, or accomplished: a feasible plan.
2.
probable; likely: a feasible theory.
3.
suitable: a road feasible for travel.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English feseable, faisible < Anglo-French, Old French, equivalent to fes-, fais- (variant stem of faire < Latin facere to do) + -ible -ible

feasibility, feasibleness, noun
feasibly, adverb
nonfeasibility, noun
nonfeasible, adjective
nonfeasibleness, noun
nonfeasibly, adverb
unfeasibility, noun
unfeasible, adjective
unfeasibleness, noun
unfeasibly, adverb

feasible, viable.


1. See possible.
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feasible (ˈfiːzəbəl)
 
adj
1.  able to be done or put into effect; possible
2.  likely; probable: a feasible excuse
 
[C15: from Anglo-French faisable, from faire to do, from Latin facere]
 
feasi'bility
 
n
 
'feasibleness
 
n
 
'feasibly
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

feasible
"capable of being done, accomplished or carried out," mid-15c., from Anglo-Fr. faisible, from O.Fr. faisible, from fais-, stem of faire "do, make," from L. facere "do, perform" (see factitious). Fowler recommends this word only for those "who feel that the use of an ordinary
word for an ordinary notion does not do justice to their vocabulary or sufficiently exhibit their cultivation." Related: Feasibility; feasibly.
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feasible definition

algorithm
A description of an algorithm that takes polynomial time (that is, for a problem set of size N, the resources required to solve the problem can be expressed as some polynomial involving N).
Problems that are "feasible" are said to be "in P" where P is polynomial time. Problems that are "possible" but not "feasible" are said to be "in NP".
(2001-04-12) systems analysis
A description of a project or system for which a feasibility study gives a positive answer.
(2006-07-11)

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Example sentences
It is entirely technologically feasible to get the first pictures of the
  surface of a planet around another star.
Ideological incoherence made bipartisanship feasible.
Find out which presidential birthplaces have museums and plan a visit to one if
  feasible.
For this to be feasible, the steam must be used as efficiently as possible.
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