/fee"zeuh beuhl/, adj.
1. capable of being done, effected, or accomplished: a feasible plan.
2. probable; likely: a feasible theory.
3. suitable: a road feasible for travel.
[1425-75; late ME feseable, faisible < AF, OF, equiv. to fes-, fais- (var. s. of faire < L facere to do) + -ible -IBLE]
Syn. 1. See possible.

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