Idle and Usable


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Idle adjective – Not being in a state of use, activity, or employment.
Usage example: the car was idle for two weeks while they went on vacation

Usable is an antonym for idle.
Nearby Words: idled, idleness, idler, idling, idly
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Usable adjective – Capable of or suitable for being used for a particular purpose.
Idle is an antonym for usable.
Nearby Words: usability, usably
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life idle life usable life
time idle time usable time
characters idle characters usable characters
money idle money usable money
Other nouns: product.

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Usable and Idle. (2016). Retrieved 2021, July 25, from
Idle & Usable. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 Jul. 2021. <>.
Usable or Idle. 2016. Accessed July 25, 2021.

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