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comprehensible


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comprehensible  \Com"pre*hen"si*ble\,  a.  [L.  comprehensibilis: 
  cf  F.  compre['e]hensible.] 
  1.  Capable  of  being  comprehended,  included,  or  comprised. 
 
  Lest  this  part  of  knowledge  should  seem  to  any  not 
  comprehensible  by  axiom,  we  will  set  down  some  heads 
  of  it  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  Capable  of  being  understood;  intelligible;  conceivable  by 
  the  mind. 
 
  The  horizon  sets  the  bounds  .  .  .  between  what  is 
  and  what  is  not  comprehensible  by  us  --Locke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  comprehensible 
  adj  1:  (of  meaning)  capable  of  being  penetrated  or  comprehended 
  [syn:  {fathomable}]  [ant:  {unfathomable}] 
  2:  readily  comprehended  or  understood;  "an  idea  comprehensible 
  to  the  average  mind"  [syn:  {comprehendible}]  [ant:  {incomprehensible}] 
  3:  capable  of  being  understood  or  interpreted;  "a 
  comprehensible  experience"  [syn:  {understandable}] 




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