comprehensible

[ kom-pri-hen-suh-buh l ]
/ ˌkɒm prɪˈhɛn sə bəl /

adjective

capable of being comprehended or understood; intelligible.
Also com·pre·hend·i·ble [kom-pri-hen-duh-buh l] /ˌkɒm prɪˈhɛn də bəl/.

Origin of comprehensible

From the Latin word comprehēnsibilis, dating back to 1520–30. See comprehension, -ible

OTHER WORDS FROM comprehensible

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH comprehensible

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comprehensible
/ (ˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnsəbəl) /

adjective

capable of being comprehended

Derived forms of comprehensible

comprehensibility or comprehensibleness, nouncomprehensibly, adverb
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