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comprehensible

[ kom-pri-hen-suh-buhl ]
/ ˌkɒm prɪˈhɛn sə bəl /
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adjective
capable of being comprehended or understood; intelligible.
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Also com·pre·hend·i·ble [kom-pri-hen-duh-buhl]. /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

comprehensible , comprehensive
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British Dictionary definitions for comprehensible

comprehensible
/ (ˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnsəbəl) /

adjective
capable of being comprehended

Derived forms of comprehensible

comprehensibility or comprehensibleness, nouncomprehensibly, adverb
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