[ adjective ] ready for service or able to give long service
"serviceable equipment" "heavy serviceable fabrics"
Used in print(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
The remainder of the cast fulfilled its assignments no more_than satisfactorily just as the old production and limited stage_direction proved only serviceable .(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)
A century ago , Newman saw that liberalism ( what we now might call secularism ) would gradually but definitely make its mark on English_Protestantism , and that even high_Anglicanism would someday no_longer be a `` serviceable breakwater against doctrinal errors more fundamental than its own '' .
[ adjective ] having a beneficial use
"a serviceable kitchen gadget"
[ adjective ] intended or able to serve a purpose without elaboration
"serviceable low-heeled shoes";