explicable

[ ek-spli-kuh-buhl, ik-splik-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈɛk splɪ kə bəl, ɪkˈsplɪk ə bəl /

adjective

capable of being explained.

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Origin of explicable

1550–60; <Latin explicābilis, equivalent to explicā(re) to explicate + -bilis-ble

OTHER WORDS FROM explicable

non·ex·pli·ca·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for explicable

explicable
/ (ˈɛksplɪkəbəl, ɪkˈsplɪk-) /

adjective

capable of being explained
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