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readable (adj.)

early 15c., redable, "legible," from read (v.) + -able. The meaning "of sufficient interest to be read" is by 1771. Related: Readably; readableness.

updated on May 09, 2021

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Definitions of readable from WordNet

readable (adj.)
easily deciphered;
Synonyms: clear / decipherable
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