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Meaning of FEASIBLE

Pronunciation:  'feezubul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  in a practicable manner; so as to be feasible
  2. [adj]  capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are

FEASIBLE is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: possible, practicable, practicably, viable, workable



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fea"si*ble\a. [F. faisable, fr. faire to make or do,
fr. L. facere. See {Fact}, {Feat}.]
1. Capable of being done, executed, or effected; practicable.

         Always existing before their eyes as a thing
         feasible in practice.                 --Burke.

         It was not feasible to gratify so many ambitions.

2. Fit to be used or tailed, as land. [R.] --R. Trumbull.
   {Fea"si*ble*ness}, n. --{Fea"si*bly}, adv.

Computing Dictionary

A description of an algorithm that takes polynomial time (that is, for a problem set of size N, the resources required to solve the problem can be expressed as some polynomial involving N).

Problems that are "feasible" are said to be "in P" where P is polynomial time. Problems that are "possible" but not "feasible" are said to be "in NP".

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