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Webster 1913 Edition


Applicable

Ap′pli-ca-ble

,
Adj.
[Cf. F.
aplicable
, fr. L.
applicare
. See
Apply
.]
Capable of being applied; fit or suitable to be applied; having relevance;
as, this observation is
applicable
to the case under consideration
.
Ap′pli-ca-ble-ness
,
Noun.
Ap′pli-ca-bly
,
adv.

Webster 1828 Edition


Applicable

AP'PLICABLE

,
Adj.
That may be applied; fit to be applied, as related to a thing; that may have relation to something else; as, this observation is applicable to the case under consideration.

Definition 2022


applicable

applicable

English

Adjective

applicable (comparative more applicable, superlative most applicable)

  1. suitable for application, relevant

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French

Etymology

From appliquer + -able

Adjective

applicable m, f (plural applicables)

  1. applicable