Examples of legible in a Sentence
The document is not legible.
an anxious mood that was clearly legible upon her face
Recent Examples of legible from the Web
His upbringing in Hallencourt mark his perspective as unimpeachably authentic, and the years of education in the corridors of France’s elite institutions makes him legible to the elite.
Toward the end of her life, much of the girl's once-neat handwriting was barely legible.
Here, the more legible parts confer ceremonial dignity on the undignified rite of the blind-ish date, but the sequences don’t accrete into anything much.
However, the copies were from a microfiche record, and the letters that were enclosed with her record are barely legible.
Maybe that’s what all storytelling is meant to do: reassure its audience that a legible causality shapes our world and our lives.
The ink is black, the letters cursive, the handwriting hurried and tiny, but legible.
Rose, his wife, is the instrument by which Troy’s salvation and damnation are made legible, and Viola Davis gives a staggering performance.
The numerals are highly legible and the date window is neatly tucked up at 6 o’clock.
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Origin and Etymology of legible
Middle English, from Late Latin legibilis, from Latin legere to read
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
LEGIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of legible for English Language Learners
: capable of being read : clear enough to be read
LEGIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of legible for Students
: clear enough to be read legible writing
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