intelligible

intelligible
وَاضِح \ plain: easy to see or understand; clear: His anxiety was plain (His face showed it). It was quite plain from the map where they had gone wrong. broad: (of speech) strongly marked: He speaks English with a broad Irish accent. clear: easy to understand; free from doubt: His meaning was not clear. It is clear that he was wrong, easy to hear or see The sound of the radio was very clear. Please speak clearly. conspicuous: easily noticed: the tall man was conspicuous among the crowd. definite: certain; clear: a definite plan of action. distinct: clear; easily heard or seen: distinct sound; a distinct improvement. evident: plain and clear to the mind: It’s evident that you weren’t listening. Evidently you were asleep. intelligible: clear to the mind; easily understood: A baby’s speech is often not intelligible except to its mother. legible: (of handwriting or print) clear enough to be read. lucid: clear, easily understood: He gave a lucid explanation of the way in which the machine worked. marked: clearly noticeable: a marked improvement. obvious: easily seen or understood: Her grief was obvious; she was silently weeping. \ See Also جلي (جَلِيّ)، بارز (بَارِز)، بين (بَيِّن)، محدد (مُحَدَّد)‏

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  • intelligible — [ ɛ̃teliʒibl ] adj. • 1265; lat. intellegibilis → intelligent 1 ♦ Philos. Qui ne peut être connu que par l intelligence, par l entendement, et non par les sens (opposé à sensible). Le monde intelligible des platoniciens. Subst. Le sensible et l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Intelligible — In*tel li*gi*ble, [L. intellegibilis: cf. F. intelligible. See {Intelligent}.] Capable of being understood or comprehended; as, an intelligible account or description; intelligible pronunciation, writing, etc. [1913 Webster] The intelligible… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intelligible — Intelligible. adj. de t. g. Qui peut estre oüi facilement & distinctement. Parler à voix haute & intelligible. des sons distincts & intelligibles. Il signifie aussi, Qui est aisé à comprendre. Ce passage est fort intelligible. cet autheur est… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • intelligible — I adjective apprehensible, articulate, clear, cognizable, cognizant, coherent, comprehensible, definite, descriptive, distinct, easily understood, evident, explicable, explicit, fathomable, graphic, knowable, lucid, manifest, obvious, palpable,… …   Law dictionary

  • intelligible — late 14c., able to understand, from L. intelligibilis, intellegibilis that can understand, that can be understood, from intellegere to understand (see INTELLIGENCE (Cf. intelligence)). In English, sense of capable of being understood first… …   Etymology dictionary

  • intelligible — [adj] understandable apprehensible, clear, comprehensible, distinct, fathomable, graspable, knowable, lucid, luminous, obvious, open, plain, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable; concept 529 Ant. ambiguous, confusing, equivocal, obscure,… …   New thesaurus

  • intelligible — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ able to be understood. DERIVATIVES intelligibility noun intelligibly adverb. ORIGIN Latin intelligibilis, from intelligere understand …   English terms dictionary

  • intelligible — [in tel′i jə bəl] adj. [ME < L intelligibilis < intelligere: see INTELLECT] 1. that can be understood; clear; comprehensible 2. understandable by the intellect only, not by the senses intelligibility n. intelligibly adv …   English World dictionary

  • intelligible — (in tèl li ji bl ) adj. 1°   Qui est aisé à comprendre. •   Je ne m explique peut être pas d une manière intelligible ; mais, monsieur, vous n y perdez rien, et nous nous entendrons bien quand vous serez ici, MAINTENON Lett. au card. de Noailles …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • INTELLIGIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qui peut être ouï facilement et distinctement. Parler à voix haute et intelligible, à haute et intelligible voix. Prononcer d une manière intelligible. Des sons distincts et intelligibles.   Il signifie aussi, Qui est aisé à… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • INTELLIGIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qui peut être compris. Cet auteur n’est pas intelligible. Ce passage est fort intelligible. Il signifie aussi Qui peut être perçu distinctement par l’oreille. Parler à haute et intelligible voix. Des sons distincts et… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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