Definition Of passable


(of a route or road) clear of obstacles and able to be traveled along or on.

the road was passable with care

just good enough to be acceptable; satisfactory.

he spoke passable English

Example Of passable

  • A few paved trunk roads and many passable dirt roads make Maasailand accessible.

  • A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said Whitby and Scarborough were the worst hit areas but all main roads were passable with care.

  • An engineer with Kerry County Council said the road is still passable and there are traffic lights in operation.

  • ‘There were some passable wines but, in general, this was a shocking experience,’ one taster said.

  • Back in the 1920s keeping the clay road passable for bullock teams was a difficult matter.

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