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understandable

[uhn-der-stan-duh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. capable of being understood; comprehensible.
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Origin of understandable

1350–1400; Middle English: orig., capable of understanding; see understand, -able
Related formsun·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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  • Ununderstandable, un-un-dėr-stan′da-bl, adj. not to be understood.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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Word Origin and History for ununderstandable

understandable

adj.

late 14c., "able to understand;" late 15c., "able to be understood," from understand + -able. Related: Understandably.

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