viability Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun (of living things) capable of normal growth and development
  2. noun capable of being done in a practical and useful way


Vi`a*bil"i*ty noun
  1. The quality or state of being viable. Specifically: -- (a) (Law) The capacity of living after birth. Bouvier. (b) The capacity of living, or being distributed, over wide geographical limits; as, the viability of a species.

Webster 1913