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comprehensible (adj.)

1520s, "able to be contained," from Latin comprehensibilis, from comprehensus, past participle of comphrehendere (see comprehend). Meaning "able to be understood, capable of being conceived by the mind" is from c. 1600. Related: Comprehensibly; comprehensibility.

updated on February 17, 2018

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Definitions of comprehensible from WordNet

comprehensible (adj.)
capable of being comprehended or understood;
an idea comprehensible to the average mind
Synonyms: comprehendible
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