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legible

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adjective leg·i·ble \ˈle-jə-bəl\

Simple Definition of legible

  • : capable of being read : clear enough to be read

Full Definition of legible

  1. 1 :  capable of being read or deciphered :  plain <legible handwriting>

  2. 2 :  capable of being discovered or understood

leg·i·bil·i·ty play \ˌle-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
leg·i·bly play \ˈle-jə-blē\ adverb

Examples of legible

  1. The document is not legible.

  2. <an anxious mood that was clearly legible upon her face>



Origin of legible

Middle English, from Late Latin legibilis, from Latin legere to read


First Known Use: 14th century


LEGIBLE Defined for Kids

legible

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adjective leg·i·ble \ˈle-jə-bəl\

Definition of legible

  1. :  clear enough to be read <legible writing>

leg·i·bly \-blē\ adverb




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