noun, plural fath·oms, (especially collectively) fath·om.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of fathom
OTHER WORDS FROM fathomfath·om·a·ble, adjectivefath·om·er, nounun·fath·om·a·ble, adjectiveun·fath·omed, adjective
Words nearby fathom
Example sentences 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