parts of speech: adjective

This word is also a noun!

sentence or phrase from text: I know two people with compatible personalities.


1 : capable of existing together in harmony

2 : capable of cross-fertilizing freely or or uniting vegetatively

4 : capable of being used in transfusion or grafting without reaction (such as agglutination or tissue rejection)

3 : capable of forming a homogeneous mixturethat neither separates nor is altered by chemical interaction

5 : designed to work with another device or system without modification

synonyms: agreeable, amicable, congenial, frictionless, harmonious, kindred, unanimous, united

antonyms: disagreeable, discordant, disharmonious, disunited, incompatible, inharmonious, uncongenial

other forms of word: compatibility : noun

compatibleness : noun

compatibly : adverb

my own sentence: Compatible people are hard to come by, in my opinion.

my picture: none yet

First known use: 15th century

History and Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin compatibillis, literally, sympathetic, from Late Latin compati