1. Capable of being accomplished or brought about; possible: a feasible plan. See Synonyms at possible.
2. Capable of being used or dealt with successfully: feasible new sources of energy.
3. Logical; likely: a feasible explanation.
[Middle English fesable, from Old French faisable, from faire, fais-, to do, from Latin facere; see dhē- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
fea′si·bili·ty, feasi·ble·ness n.
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