Definition of serviceable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɜːvɪsəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrvɪsəbl//
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suitable to be used The carpet is worn but still serviceable. Word OriginMiddle English (in the sense ‘willing to be of service’): from Old French servisable, from servise or Latin servitium ‘slavery’, from servus ‘slave’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: serviceable