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comprehensible

capable of being understood; intelligible: a comprehensible explanation of a scientific study
Not to be confused with:
comprehensive – of large scope; inclusive; having an extended mental range or grasp: a comprehensive study of the situation
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com·pre·hen·si·ble

 (kŏm′prĭ-hĕn′sə-bəl)
adj.
Readily comprehended or understood; intelligible.

[Latin comprehēnsibilis, from comprehēnsus, past participle of comprehendere, to comprehend; see comprehend.]

com′pre·hen′si·bil′i·ty n.
com′pre·hen′si·bly adv.
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comprehensible

(ˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnsəbəl)
adj
capable of being comprehended
ˌcompreˌhensiˈbility, ˌcompreˈhensibleness n
ˌcompreˈhensibly adv
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com•pre•hen•si•ble

(ˌkɒm prɪˈhɛn sə bəl)

adj.
capable of being comprehended; intelligible.
[1520–30; < Latin]
com`pre•hen`si•bil′i•ty, com`pre•hen′si•ble•ness, n.
com`pre•hen′si•bly, adv.
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comprehensible

comprehensive
1. 'comprehensible'

If something is comprehensible, you can understand it.

The object is to make our research readable and comprehensible.
...language comprehensible only to the legal mind.
2. 'comprehensive'

If something is comprehensive, it is complete and includes everything that is important.

...a comprehensive list of all the items in stock.
Linda received comprehensive training after joining the firm.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.comprehensible - capable of being comprehended or understood; "an idea comprehensible to the average mind"
clear - readily apparent to the mind; "a clear and present danger"; "a clear explanation"; "a clear case of murder"; "a clear indication that she was angry"; "gave us a clear idea of human nature"
explicable - capable of being explicated or accounted for; "explicable behavior"
intelligible - well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly; "intelligible pronunciation"
uncomprehensible, incomprehensible - difficult to understand; "the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein
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comprehensible

adjective understandable, clear, plain, explicit, coherent, user-friendly, intelligible, graspable He spoke abruptly, in barely comprehensible Arabic.
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comprehensible

adjective
Capable of being readily understood:
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Translations
قابِل للفَهْم
pochopitelnýsrozumitelný
forståelig
skiljanlegur
anlaşılabilir

comprehensible

[ˌkɒmprɪˈhensəbl] ADJcomprensible
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comprehensible

[ˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnsɪbəl] adj (= understandable) → compréhensible
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comprehensible

adjverständlich; the graffiti is not comprehensibledas Graffito ist nicht verständlich or zu verstehen
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comprehensible

[ˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnsəbl] adjcomprensibile
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comprehend

(kompriˈhend) verb
1. to understand.
2. to include.
ˌcompreˈhensible adjective
capable of being understood.
ˌcompreˈhension (-ʃən) noun
the act or power of understanding. After reading the passage the teacher asked questions to test the children's comprehension.
ˈcompreˈhensive (-siv) adjective
including many things. The school curriculum is very comprehensive.
ˌcompreˈhensively adverb
ˌcompreˈhensiveness noun
comprehensive school
one that provides education for children of all abilities.
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