compatible ADJECTIVE 1) able to exist or be used together without problems or conflict. 2) (of two people) able to have a harmonious relationship; well suited. 3) (usu. compatible with) consistent or in keeping.
DERIVATIVES compatibility noun compatibly adverb.
ORIGIN Latin compatibilis, from compati 'suffer with' .

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