Simple Definition of intelligible
: able to be understood; especially : clear enough to be heard, read, etc.
Examples of intelligible in a sentence
the ability to make complex concepts intelligible to the average reader
Very little of the recording was intelligible.
Origin of intelligible
Middle English, from Latin intelligibilis, from intelligere
First Known Use: 14th century
INTELLIGIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of intelligible for Students
: possible to understand <Her message was barely intelligible.>
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