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Meaning of COMPREHENSIBLE

Pronunciation:  `kâmpri'hensubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  readily comprehended or understood; "an idea comprehensible to the average mind"
  2. [adj]  (of meaning) capable of being penetrated or comprehended
  3. [adj]  capable of being understood or interpreted; "a comprehensible experience"
 

COMPREHENSIBLE is a 14 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: accessible, apprehensible, approachable, cognisable, cognizable, comprehendible, graspable, intelligible, knowable, meaningful, perceivable, understandable
 
 Antonyms: fathomless, incomprehensible, uncomprehensible, unfathomable
 
 See Also: clear, comprehensible, explicable, fathomable

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com"pre*hen"si*ble\, a. [L. comprehensibilis:
cf. F. compre['e]hensible.]
1. Capable of being comprehended, included, or comprised.

         Lest this part of knowledge should seem to any not
         comprehensible by axiom, we will set down some heads
         of it.                                --Bacon.

2. Capable of being understood; intelligible; conceivable by
   the mind.

         The horizon sets the bounds . . . between what is
         and what is not comprehensible by us. --Locke.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: appreciable, apprehensible, articulate, ascertainable, cognizable, conceivable, discernible, discoverable, distinguishable, easily understood, easy to understand, exoteric, fathomable, graspable, intelligible, knowable, lucid, luminous, penetrable, perceptible, plumbable, prehensible, readable, recognizable, scrutable, seizable, understandable
 

 

 

 

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