viable

(redirected from viably)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

viable

adjective acceptable, actable, alive, apt, capable of development, capable of growth, doable, effective, effectual, efficacious, expedient, favorable, feasible, functional, imaginable, legitimate, likely, living, logical, operative, performable, plausible, possible, potential, practicable, practical, propitious, reasonable, sensible, sound, suitable, usable, useful, valid, vital, workable
See also: conscious, live, permissible, possible, virtual

VIABLE, Vitae habilis, capable of living. This is said of a child who is born alive in such an advanced state of formation as to be capable of living. Unless be is born viable he acquires no rights and cannot transmit them to his heirs, and is considered as if he bad never been born.
     2. This term is used In the French law, Toull. Dr. Civ. Fr. tome 4, p. 101 it would be well to engraft it on our own Vide Traill. Med. Jur. 46, and Dead Born.

References in periodicals archive ?
In such context they cannot be viably reformed without a transformation of the broader relationship between the state and society.
Brains says it has listened to concerns and revised the plans - but it maintains the building is too large to operate viably as a pub alone.
There exists perplexity in how to make deposit-centric members more viably active in the credit union.
If the amendments are passed, and international crews are treated as Australian in terms of wages and conditions on domestic legs of international flights, we will no longer be able to viably operate those international services," Joyce told lawmakers.
These studies concluded that the deposit could be viably developed by way of open pit mining.
Many protesters in Sana'a are supportive of such plans, believing that the revolution cannot viably continue as it is right now.
So the question is not only what should be done, but also what can viably be done in order to resolve this issue.
Based on this surplus amount which can be presumed as equated monthly installment (EMI) to be paid for the next 10 - 15 or 20 years, it is advisable to arrive at the net/total amount of loan and this loan amount is viably the affordable price for various economic strata.
A Sotheby's spokesman said: "Items in the sale are from the private apartments, until recently occupied by the late Lord Hastings, which cannot viably be included in the display of the hall once it is open to the public.
Real estate experts speculate that the new owners would likely have to convert the property for residential use in order for it to become viably profitable.
In recent years, Hollywood studios have reached to the 60s, 70s and 80s for viable stock - sometimes more viably than others.
But while much is being done to develop the playing side of the team, work is also being set in motion to ensure the safety and survival of the region, both financially and viably as a brand.