noun, plural fath·oms, (especially collectively) fath·om.
verb (used with object)
Words nearby fathom
Origin of fathom
OTHER WORDS FROM fathomfath·om·a·ble, adjectivefath·om·er, nounun·fath·om·a·ble, adjectiveun·fath·omed, adjective
Examples from the Web for fathomable
They are fathomable; for even in the souls of "the immortals" they are only instruments of life warring against death.
The twitching would disappear for a time for no fathomable reason, and reappear again.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
They are fathomable; for carried to a certain pitch of intensity they end in ecstasy or they end in death.
But in every other sense, in all that touches the fathomable business of daylight, she has been a conspicuous success.The Open Secret of Ireland|T. M. Kettle