Definition of intelligible in English:

intelligible

Line breaks: in|tel¦li|gible
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒɪb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

intelligibly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Are notes articulated clearly and intelligibly?
  • The case can be put quite simply and intelligibly.
  • During their second year, toddlers begin to talk intelligibly and by their second birthday they can happily chatter away.

Origin

late Middle English (also in the sense 'capable of understanding'): from Latin intelligibilis, from intelligere 'understand' (see intelligent).

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