- Able to be accounted for or understood: the English class system is not entirely explicable in terms of moneyMore example sentences
- Fear makes violence more explicable and hatred more understandable.
- The trend is explicable in terms of a set of often unrelated and often seemingly innocuous market decisions and administrative policies.
- But the moral status of animals, I suggest, also generates a responsibility that may not be fully explicable in terms of animals' interests.
mid 16th century: from French, or from Latin explicabilis, from explicare (see explicate).