1. understandable

adjective. ['ˌəndɝˈstændəbəl'] capable of being apprehended or understood.


  • intelligible
  • graspable
  • comprehendible
  • apprehensible
  • comprehensible


  • imperceptible
  • unintelligible
  • inexplicable
  • unclear


  • -able (English)
  • understand (English)
  • understanden (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Understandable

  • expandable
  • mandible

How do you pronounce understandable?

Pronounce understandable as ˌəndərˈstændəbəl.

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Sentences with understandable

1. Adjective
Ensure your data is especially relevant to your topic and restructure it in a way that's understandable.

Quotes about understandable

1. Not really hungry.""She’ll eat."Pritkin said curtly."I said —""If you starve to death it would damage my professional reputation.""I eat plenty.""The same does not apply should I strangle you in understandable irritation, however.""I’ll have a sandwich,"I told Nick. "No meat.
- Karen Chance, Embrace the Night

2. The aim of science is to make difficult things understandable in a simpler way; the aim of poetry is to state simple things in an incomprehensible way. The two are incompatible.
- Paul A.M. Dirac