[ uhn-der-stan-duh-buh l ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈstæn də bəl /


capable of being understood; comprehensible.

Origin of understandable

1350–1400; Middle English: orig., capable of understanding; see understand, -able

OTHER WORDS FROM understandable

un·der·stand·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·der·stand·a·bly, adverbnon·un·der·stand·a·ble, adjectiveun·un·der·stand·a·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for non-understandable

  • He asked more questions and the answers were as non-understandable.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter|Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Somewhere, somehow, and by non-understandable methods the verdict is reached.

    The Man in Court|Frederic DeWitt Wells