comprehensible

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adjective com·pre·hen·si·ble \ˌkäm-pri-ˈhen(t)-sə-bəl, -prē-\

Definition of comprehensible

  1. :  capable of being comprehended :  intelligible a comprehensible explanation

comprehensibility

play \ˌkäm-pri-ˌhen(t)-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -prē-\ noun

comprehensibleness

play \ˌkäm-pri-ˈhen(t)-sə-bəl-nəs, -prē-\ noun

comprehensibly

play \ˌkäm-pri-ˈhen(t)-sə-blē, -prē-\ adverb

Examples of comprehensible in a Sentence

  1. a book that makes the subject of longitude comprehensible to most laymen

Origin and Etymology of comprehensible

see comprehend


First Known Use: 1598


COMPREHENSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

comprehensible

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adjective com·pre·hen·si·ble \ˌkäm-pri-ˈhen(t)-sə-bəl, -prē-\

Definition of comprehensible for English Language Learners

  • : able to be understood



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