explicable


ex·pli·ca·ble

adjective \ek-ˈspli-kə-bəl, ˈek-(ˌ)splik-\

: possible to explain

Full Definition of EXPLICABLE

:  capable of being explained
ex·pli·ca·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of EXPLICABLE

  1. phenomena explicable by the laws of physics
  2. <the mystery of those strange noises became quite explicable once we realized that a colony of bats had taken up residence>

First Known Use of EXPLICABLE

1556

Rhymes with EXPLICABLE

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