Definition of Serviceable

1. Adjective. Ready for service or able to give long service. "Heavy serviceable fabrics"




2. Adjective. Capable of being put to good use. "A serviceable kitchen gadget"
Similar to: Useful, Utile
Derivative terms: Serviceableness

3. Adjective. Intended or able to serve a purpose without elaboration. "Serviceable low-heeled shoes"
Similar to: Practical
Derivative terms: Serviceability, Serviceableness

Definition of Serviceable

1. a. Doing service; promoting happiness, interest, advantage, or any good; useful to any end; adapted to any good end use; beneficial; advantageous.

Definition of Serviceable

1. Adjective. Easy to service ¹

2. Adjective. Repairable instead of disposable ¹

3. Adjective. In condition for use ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Serviceable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serviceable

service of process
service pack
service packs
service plaza
service program
service road
service routine
service set identifier
service set identifiers
service staff
service station
service stations
service stripe
service tree
serviceability
serviceable (current term)
serviceableness
serviceably
serviceage
serviceberries
serviceberry
serviced
serviceman
servicemark
servicemarks
servicemember
servicemembers
servicemen
servicepeople
serviceperson

Literary usage of Serviceable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Defense Ammunition: Significant Problems Left Unattended Will Get Worse by Sharon A. Cekala, Joan B. Hawkins, Nancy L. Ragsdale (1996)
"To determine the adequacy of the stockpile, we compared the amount of serviceable ammunition on hand in both wholesale and retail level storage facilities ..."

2. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin (1872)
"The three chief principles stated — The first principle — serviceable actions become habitual in association with certain states of the mind, ..."

3. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin (1904)
"CHAPTER I GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF EXPRESSION The three chief principles stated—The firs, principle—serviceable actions become habitual in association with ..."

4. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin (1886)
"The three chief principles stated —The first principle —serviceable actions become habitual in association with certain states of the mind, ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"... consecrating dew For death's sweet chrism retained. Quick, tender, virginal, and unprofaned! LOVE serviceable From 'The Angel in the House' w ..."

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