explainable


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ex·plain

 (ĭk-splān′)
v. ex·plained, ex·plain·ing, ex·plains
v.tr.
1. To make plain or comprehensible.
2. To define; expound: We explained our plan to the committee.
3.
a. To offer reasons for or a cause of; justify: explain an error.
b. To offer reasons for the actions, beliefs, or remarks of (oneself).
v.intr.
To make something plain or comprehensible: Let me explain.
Phrasal Verb:
explain away
To dismiss or minimize the significance of (something) by means of an explanation or excuse: There is no way to explain away my carelessness.

[Middle English explanen, from Latin explānāre : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + plānus, clear; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·plain′a·ble adj.
Synonyms: explain, elucidate, explicate, interpret, construe
These verbs mean to make the nature or meaning of something understandable. Explain is the most widely applicable: The professor used a diagram to explain the theory of continental drift. The manual explained how the new software worked. To elucidate is to throw light on something complex: "Man's whole life and environment have been laid open and elucidated" (Thomas Carlyle).
Explicate implies detailed and usually learned and lengthy exploration or analysis: "Ordinary language philosophers tried to explicate the standards of usage" (Jerrold J. Katz).
To interpret is to reveal the underlying meaning of something by the application of special knowledge or insight: "A radiologist can interpret images made in Saudi Arabia and beamed to Boston, sending back a diagnosis within hours" (Richard Saltus).
Construe involves putting a particular construction or interpretation on something: "I take the official oath today ... with no purpose to construe the Constitution or laws by any hypercritical rules" (Abraham Lincoln).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.explainable - capable of being understood; "explainable phenomena"
explicable - capable of being explicated or accounted for; "explicable behavior"

explainable

adjective
Capable of being explained or accounted for:
Translations

explainable

[ɪksˈpleɪnəbl] ADJexplicable

explainable

adjerklärlich; this is easily explainabledas lässt sich leicht erklären; that is explainable by …das lässt sich durch … erklären

explainable

[ɪksˈpleɪnəbl] adjspiegabile
References in classic literature ?
At the moment when it was most easy for him to do so; at the moment when it became most explainable--so completely explainable that there can be no other explanation.
By an accident wholly explainable, the viscount and chevalier, aristocrats by nature, came instantly into unison; they recognized each other at once as men belonging to the same sphere.
The publication points out that the high level of activity of the Bulgarian commissioner is explainable, as her Digital Economy and society practically affects everything.
It sounds as if he's perhaps in denial that there's potentially a psychological cause and he's desperate to find a more explainable reason.
This technology is an example of explainable AI, a new term currently defined as enabling machines to explain their decisions and actions to human users, and enabling them to understand, appropriately trust and effectively manage AI tools, while maintaining a high level of prediction accuracy.
Prosecutors allege that about $825,000 of financing for the campaign was hidden and other expenditures had no explainable source of funding.
His early philosophy was that strategies should capture enduring and explainable market participant behavior.
The cause these cyclists are promoting is very explainable to little ones.
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Financials Fluctuations in financials (2013-2015) is explainable.
html) Love writes in his memoir, "but in reality Manson tapped into parts of Dennis that make it all too explainable.
29 -- A venerated Temple Vale is now held in Police custody, since 21st of this month, at the Kayts Police Station, without any explainable reason - it is reported.