applicable

  • 1 applicable — [ aplikabl ] adj. • appliquable 1282; de appliquer ♦ Qui est susceptible d être appliqué. 1 ♦ Qu on peut appliquer (à qqch., qqn). « il n est méthode ni théorie qui soit applicable indifféremment à chacun » (A. Gide). Absolt (Dr.) Susceptible d… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 applicable — UK US /əˈplɪkəbl/ adjective ► affecting or relating to someone or something: »The company will help with moving expenses where applicable. applicable to sth/sb »This part of the law is only applicable to companies employing more than five people …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 applicable — I adjective a propos, acceptable, adaptable, adapted to, appertaining, appliable, appropriate, apt, befit, befitting, belonging, fit, fitting, germane, pertinent, proper, relevant, right, sortable, suitable, to the point, usable, useful,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 applicable — APPLICABLE. adj. des 2 genres. Destiné, propre à être appliqué à certain usage. Il fut condamné à cent écus d amende, applicables à la nourriture des pauvres. Applicable à l Hôtel Dieu. Ce passage n est point applicable au sujet dont il s agit …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 5 applicable — Applicable. adj. de tout genre. Qui doit estre appliqué à certain usage. Il ne se dit guere que des amendes. Il fut condamné à cent escus d amende, applicable à la nourriture des pauvres. applicable à l Hostel Dieu …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 Applicable — Ap pli*ca*ble, a. [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}, n. {Ap… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 applicable — (adj.) 1560s, pliable, with ABLE (Cf. able) + L. applicare (see APPLY (Cf. apply)). Meaning capable of being applied is from 1650s; earlier in this sense was appliable (mid 15c.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 applicable — *relevant, pertinent, apposite, apropos, germane, material Analogous words: *fit, suitable, appropriate, apt, felicitous, happy, meet, fitting, proper Antonyms: inapplicable Contrasted words: *impertinent: inept, *awkward …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 applicable — [adj] appropriate applicative, applicatory, apposite, apropos, apt, associable, befitting, felicitous, fit, fitting, germane, kosher, legit*, material, on target*, on the button*, on the nose*, pertinent, relevant, right on*, suitable, suited,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 applicable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relevant or appropriate. DERIVATIVES applicability noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 applicable — [ap′li kə bəl, ə plik′əbəl] adj. [ML applicabilis: see APPLY & ABLE] that can be applied; appropriate SYN. RELEVANT applicability [ap′li kəbil′ə tē] n …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 applicable — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove, seem ▪ new developments that could prove directly applicable to the treatment of some cancers ▪ become ▪ make sth …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 applicable — ap|plic|a|ble [əˈplıkəbəl, ˈæplıkəbəl] adj if something is applicable to a particular person, group, or situation, it affects them or is related to them applicable to ▪ The offer is only applicable to bookings for double rooms. where/if/as… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 applicable — (a pli ca bl ) adj. 1°   Qui doit ou qui peut être appliqué. Cet édit est applicable ici. Argent applicable à cette dépense. Le vers du poëte est applicable à bien des personnes. 2°   Susceptible d être mis en pratique. Ce procédé n est pas… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15 applicable — adj. applicable to (applicable to a case) * * * [ə plɪkəb(ə)l] applicable to (applicable to a case) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 applicable — applicability, applicableness, n. applicably, adv. /ap li keuh beuhl, euh plik euh /, adj. applying or capable of being applied; relevant; suitable; appropriate: an applicable rule; a solution that is applicable to the problem. [1400 50; < L… …

    Universalium

  • 17 applicable — ap|pli|ca|ble [ æplıkəbl, ə plıkəbl ] adjective not usually before noun * relevant to or affecting a particular situation or group of people: Western notions of human rights are not necessarily applicable in other societies. applicable to: This… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 applicable — [[t]æ̱plɪkəb(ə)l, əplɪ̱kə [/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ to n Something that is applicable to a particular situation is relevant to it or can be applied to it. What is a reasonable standard for one family is not applicable for another …

    English dictionary

  • 19 applicable */ — UK [əˈplɪkəb(ə)l] / US [ˈæplɪkəb(ə)l] / US [əˈplɪkəb(ə)l] adjective [not usually before noun] relevant to or affecting a particular situation or group of people Western notions of human rights are not necessarily applicable in other societies.… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 APPLICABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui doit ou peut être appliqué. Ces fonds sont applicables à telle dépense. Ce passage n est point applicable au sujet dont il s agit. Cette loi n est point applicable aux enfants mineurs …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)