Adjective "appliable" definition and examples

(Appliable may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Capable of being applied or put to use.

    More definitions

    1. to make use of as relevant, suitable, or pertinent: to apply a theory to a problem.

    2. to put to use, especially for a particular purpose: to apply pressure to open a door.

    3. to bring into action; use; employ: He applied the brakes and skidded to a stop.

    4. to use a label or other designation: Don't apply any such term to me.

    5. to use for or assign to a specific purpose: He applied a portion of his salary each week to savings. |-

    More examples(as adjective)

    "programs can be appliable to contracts."

    "programs can be appliable."


    (apply)Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From apply + -able, probably after post-classical Latin applicabilis or Middle French applicable.