serviceable


serviceable

adjective

  1. capable of or being of service; useful.
  2. wearing well; durable: serviceable cloth.
  3. capable of being used, worn, cleaned, repaired, etc., easily.

adjective

  1. capable of or ready for service; usable
  2. capable of giving good service; durable
  3. archaic diligent in service

adj.“ready to do service,” early 14c., from Old French servicable, from servise (see service (n.1)). Related: Serviceability. Edgar: I know thee well: a serviceable villain,As duteous to the vices of thy mistressAs badness would desire.[“King Lear,” Act IV, Scene vi]

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