- capable of being explained.
Origin of explicable
Examples from the Web for explicable
Looking for the explicable in a case that seems so inexplicable is what the air crash investigators have to do.Why Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Must Have Died Instantaneously
March 11, 2014
A beauty not explicable is dearer than a beauty which we can see to the end of.Essays, Second Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Many other facts are, as it seems to me, explicable on this theory.
If she hadn't loved him her course might have been explicable.The Letter of the Contract
This adaptation is not explicable in terms of the old mental “faculties.”The Measurement of Intelligence
Lewis Madison Terman
Their influence upon her life is explicable alone by the nature of her longings.Sister Carrie
- capable of being explained
Word Origin and History for explicable
1550s, from or on model of Latin explicabilis "capable of being unraveled, that may be explained," from explicare (see explicit). Middle English had a verb expliken "explain, interpret" (mid-15c.).