Examples of intelligible in a Sentence
the ability to make complex concepts intelligible to the average reader
Very little of the recording was intelligible.
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How Technology Has Changed Music, was skeptical about whether the vocally morphed tracks would remain intelligible and authentic.
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Origin and Etymology of intelligible
Middle English, from Latin intelligibilis, from intelligere
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
INTELLIGIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intelligible for English Language Learners
: able to be understood; especially : clear enough to be heard, read, etc.
INTELLIGIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of intelligible for Students
: possible to understand Her message was barely intelligible.
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