Definition of Intelligible

1. Adjective. Capable of being apprehended or understood.




2. Adjective. Well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly. "Intelligible pronunciation"

Definition of Intelligible

1. Adjective. capable of being understood; clear to the mind ¹

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Definition of Intelligible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intelligible

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Literary usage of Intelligible

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1. A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David Hume (1890)
"... intelligible relations, he could not regard t;od as the subject of ft. His view of the EOU! as ' naturally immortal.' Endless succession of feelings is ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1902)
"History in the only way in which it is intelligible or interesting to me, but it does not follow that others will find my rendering of it interesting or ..."

3. Homerica, Emendations and Elucidations of the Odyssey by Thomas Leyden Agar (1908)
"... a/í<f>uc(á<rcra.s ' dressing timber of ash ', which at any rate affords a definite and intelligible sense. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1865)
"A glance at the accompanying figure will render the whole arrangement easily intelligible. A few hours after the application of the splint ..."

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