|a.||1.||Capable of existing in harmony; congruous; suitable; not repugnant; - usually followed by with.|
|Adj.||1.||compatible - able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination; "a compatible married couple"; "her deeds were compatible with her ideology"|
incompatible - not compatible; "incompatible personalities"; "incompatible colors"
|2.||compatible - having similar disposition and tastes; "a compatible married couple"; "with their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion"|
|3.||compatible - capable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification|
incompatible - incapable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification
|4.||compatible - (of a couple) existing together harmoniously|
|5.||compatible - capable of forming a homogeneous mixture that neither separates nor is altered by chemical interaction|
|(jargon)||compatible - 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.