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Meaning of LEGIBLE

Pronunciation:  'lejubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (of handwriting, print, etc.) able to be read; "legible handwriting"
 

LEGIBLE is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: clean, clear, decipherable, fair, readable
 
 Antonyms: illegible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Leg"i*ble\ (l[e^]j"[i^]*b'l), a. [L. legibilis, fr.
legere to read: cf. OF. legible. See {Legend}.]
1. Capable of being read or deciphered; distinct to the eye;
   plain; -- used of writing or printing; as, a fair, legible
   manuscript.

         The stone with moss and lichens so overspread,
         Nothing is legible but the name alone. --Longfellow.

2. Capable of being discovered or understood by apparent
   marks or indications; as, the thoughts of men are often
   legible in their countenances.

 

 

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