Anything comprehensible is clear and intelligible — you can understand it. On the first day of school, if nothing your teacher says is comprehensible, you'll know you're in the wrong French class!

When you comprehend something, you understand it, and when things are comprehensible, they're clear enough for that understanding to result. Go down the hall to the French I classroom, and the teacher's slow speech and clear explanations will make the language comprehensible. If you write your homework out carefully and neatly, it will be comprehensible enough for your teacher to read it.

Definitions of comprehensible
  1. adjective
    capable of being comprehended or understood
    “an idea comprehensible to the average mind”
    synonyms: comprehendible
    readily apparent to the mind
    accessible, approachable
    capable of being read with comprehension
    apprehensible, graspable, intelligible, perceivable, understandable
    capable of being apprehended or understood
    (of meaning) capable of being penetrated or comprehended
    capable of being explicated or accounted for
    well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly
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    incomprehensible, uncomprehensible
    difficult to understand
    not clear to the mind
    dark, obscure
    marked by difficulty of style or expression
    enigmatic, enigmatical, puzzling
    not clear to the understanding
    impossible to come to understand
    impossible to understand
    impossible to determine the meaning of
    lost, missed
    not caught with the senses or the mind
    opaque, unintelligible
    not clearly understood or expressed
    incomprehensible, inexplicable
    incapable of being explained or accounted for
    poorly articulated or enunciated, or drowned by noise
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