What does the word applicable mean?

Usage examples for applicable

  1. The instance most applicable here is that of the division which took place a few years ago in the United States. – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  2. The same arguments are entirely applicable at the close of an administration. – The English Constitution by Walter Bagehot
  3. They are general, and are applicable to contracts of every description. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster