capable of being comprehended or understood; intelligible.
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unambiguous, luminous, brilliant, bright, lucid, explicit, coherent, intelligible, clear, clear-cut, comprehensible, distinct, knowable, limpid, pellucid, plain, translucent, transparent, understandable, fathomable
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Also com·pre·hend·i·ble [kom-pri-hen-duh-buh l] /ˌkɒm prɪˈhɛn də bəl/.
Origin of comprehensible
com·pre·hen·si·bil·i·ty, com·pre·hen·si·ble·ness, nouncom·pre·hen·si·bly, adverbin·ter·com·pre·hen·si·bil·i·ty, nounnon·com·pre·hend·i·ble, adjective
non·com·pre·hen·si·ble, adjectivenon·com·pre·hen·si·ble·ly, adverbun·com·pre·hen·si·ble, adjectiveun·com·pre·hen·si·ble·ness, nounun·com·pre·hen·si·bly, adverb
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capable of being comprehended
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1520s, "able to be contained," from Latin comprehensibilis, from comprehensus, past participle of comphrehendere (see comprehend). Meaning "able to be understood" is from c.1600. Related: Comprehensibly; comprehensibility.
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