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navigable

[ nav-i-guh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF navigable

Synonyms for navigable

  • passable
  • accessible
  • open
  • safe
  • travelable
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NAVIGABLE

He crawled past the bend to make sure that the stream was navigable.

All three are goodly branches, and all navigable for great ships.

There are numerous rivers, few of which are navigable by sea-going ships.

This is the great river of the district, and is navigable for about three miles.

At present, they are navigable about half their length for small steamboats and bateaux.

The Saginaw empties into Lake Huron and is navigable for sixty miles.

The river is very broad and is navigable for hundreds of miles.

During the summer of 1858 and all during the summer of 1859 the river was navigable.

It is navigable for about 150 miles for launches and other small craft.

It is navigable from Diabekr in the north, for its entire length.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Old French navigable (14c.) or directly from Latin navigabilis, from navigat-, past participle stem of navigare (see navigation). Related: Navigability.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NAVIGABLE

more open

adjectiveunfastened, unclosed

seaworthy

adjectivefit for sea
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