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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination;
- Example: "a compatible married couple"
- Example: "her deeds were compatible with her ideology"

2. capable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification;

3. capable of forming a homogeneous mixture that neither separates nor is altered by chemical interaction;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Compatible \Com*pat"i*ble\, a. [F., fr. LL.compatibilis, fr. L. compati. See Compassion.] Capable of existing in harmony; congruous; suitable; not repugnant; -- usually followed by with. [1913 Webster] Our poets have joined together such qualities as are by nature the most compatible. --Broome. Syn: Consistent; suitable; agreeable; accordant. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

compatible adj 1: able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination; "a compatible married couple"; "her deeds were compatible with her ideology" [ant: incompatible] 2: capable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification [ant: incompatible] 3: capable of forming a homogeneous mixture that neither separates nor is altered by chemical interaction
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

123 Moby Thesaurus words for "compatible": accordant, affable, affirmative, agreeable, agreeing, akin, amiable, amicable, answerable, appropriate, at one, attuned, blissful, cheerful, civil, clubbable, clubbish, clubby, coexistent, coexisting, coherent, coincident, coinciding, commensurate, communicative, companionable, companionate, complaisant, concordant, concurring, conformable, congenial, congruent, congruous, consentaneous, consentient, consistent, consonant, cooperating, cooperative, cordial, correspondent, corresponding, courteous, desirable, dulcet, empathetic, empathic, en rapport, enjoyable, equivalent, fair, fair and pleasant, felicific, felicitous, fine, fit, fit for society, fitting, fond of society, frictionless, friendly, genial, good, goodly, gracious, grateful, gratifying, gregarious, harmonious, heart-warming, honeyed, hospitable, in accord, in agreement, in concert, in rapport, in sync, in synchronization, in tune, inaccordance, inharmony, likable, like-minded, meet, mellifluous, mellow, nice, of a piece, of like mind, of one mind, on all fours, peaceful, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, pleasure-giving, pleasureful, positive, proper, proportionate, reconcilable, rewarding, satisfying, self-consistent, sociable, social, social-minded, suitable, sweet, symbiotic, sympathetic, synchronized, synchronous, together, unanimous, understanding, uniform, unisonant, unisonous, united, urbane, welcome
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

compatible compatibility Different systems (e.g., programs, file formats, protocols, even programming languages) that can work together or exchange data are said to be compatible. See also backward compatible, forward compatible. (1998-01-15)