See compass.

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  • Compassable — Com pass*a*ble, a. Capable of being compassed or accomplished. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compassable — ˈkəmpəsəbəl also ˈkäm adjective : that may be compassed or attained a compassable distance materials easily compassable …   Useful english dictionary

  • compassable — adjective see compass I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • compassable — a. Attainable, to be attained …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • compassable — com·pass·able …   English syllables

  • compass — compassable, adj. compassless, adj. /kum peuhs/, n. 1. an instrument for determining directions, as by means of a freely rotating magnetized needle that indicates magnetic north. 2. the enclosing line or limits of any area; perimeter: You can… …   Universalium

  • compass — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French cumpasser to measure, from Vulgar Latin *compassare to pace off, from Latin com + passus pace Date: 14th century 1. to devise or contrive often with craft or skill ; plot <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • attainable — Synonyms and related words: accessible, achievable, actable, approachable, available, come at able, compassable, doable, feasible, findable, getatable, gettable, negotiable, obtainable, open, open to, operable, overcomable, penetrable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • feasible — Synonyms and related words: achievable, actable, adaptable, advantageous, advisable, applicable, appropriate, attainable, banausic, becoming, befitting, beneficial, compassable, congruous, convenient, decent, desirable, doable, ductile, effective …   Moby Thesaurus

  • manageable — Synonyms and related words: actable, adaptable, amenable, budget, cheap, compassable, compliant, controllable, convenient, corrigible, doable, docile, domesticable, domitable, ductile, easy, economic, economy, feasible, flexible, foolproof,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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