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Meaning of INTELLIGIBLE

Pronunciation:  in'telijubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  capable of being apprehended or understood
  2. [adj]  well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly; "intelligible pronunciation"
 

INTELLIGIBLE is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: apprehensible, comprehendible, comprehensible, graspable, perceivable, understandable
 
 Antonyms: unintelligible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*tel"li*gi*ble\, [L. intellegibilis: cf. F.
intelligible. See {Intelligent}.]
Capable of being understood or comprehended; as, an
intelligible account or description; intelligible
pronunciation, writing, etc.

      The intelligible forms of ancient poets. --Coleridge.

Syn: Comprehensible; perspicuous; plain; clear.

 
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 Related Terms: allegorical, apprehensible, articulate, associational, clear, cognizable, comprehensible, connotational, connotative, decipherable, definable, denotational, denotative, easily understood, easy to understand, exoteric, expressive, extended, extensional, fathomable, figurative, full of meaning, full of point, full of substance, graspable, indicative, intensional, interpretable, knowable, legible, lucid, luminous, meaning, meaningful, meaty, metaphorical, penetrable, pithy, plain, plumbable, pointed, pregnant, prehensible, readable, referential, scrutable, sententious, significant, significative, substantial, suggestive, symbolic, transferred, unambiguous, understandable
 

 

 

 

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