As adjectives the difference between practicable and operable
is that practicable
is capable of being accomplished; feasible while operable
is able to be operated or used.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Capable of being accomplished; feasible.
Serving a useful function; useful, functional or handy.
Available for use; accessible or employable.
Example of use contrasted with practical:
* "While others might agree that it really was practical to rewrite the entire section, it just was not truly practicable given other considerations."
* (capable of being accomplished) feasible, workable
Able to be operated or used
Able to be put into operation; practicable
Able to be treated by surgery