Meaning of COMPATIBLE in English

adj. 1 (often foll. by with) a able to coexist; well-suited; mutually tolerant (a compatible couple). b consistent (their views are not compatible with their actions). 2 (of equipment, machinery, etc.) capable of being used in combination. compatibility n. compatibly adv.

[ F f. med.L compatibilis (as COMPASSION) ]

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