Inoperable vs Operable - What's the difference?

inoperable | operable | Antonyms |

Inoperable is an antonym of operable.


As adjectives the difference between inoperable and operable

is that inoperable is incapable of being successfully surgically operated on while operable is able to be operated or used.

inoperable

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Incapable of being successfully surgically operated on.
  • Incapable of correct operation or function; inoperative.
  • operable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Able to be operated or used
  • Able to be put into operation; practicable
  • Able to be treated by surgery
  • Antonyms

    * inoperable

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