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Definition of "comprehensible" [com•pre•hen•si•ble]

  • Readily comprehended or understood; intelligible. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "comprehensible" in a sentence
  • "He was not the first to publish a detailed survey of architecture, but his treatise was written in comprehensible language, relatively unencumbered by philosophical verbiage and richly detailed with how-to instruction."
  • "Of course, it needs to remain comprehensible to readers in 2010, which hobbles me considerably."
  • "This phenomenon is easily comprehensible from a physiological standpoint, but to the man who makes the discovery for the first time, it is a most wonderful thing."