Meaning of “compatible” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective uk us /kəmˈpætɪbl/

compatible equipment can be used together:

This keyboard is compatible with all of our computers.

If people are compatible, they like each other and are happy to spend time together.

IDEAS formal

compatible ideas or situations can exist together:

Such policies are not compatible with democratic government.
compatibility uk us /kəmˌpætəˈbɪləti/ noun [ U ]

(Definition of “compatible” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)