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synonyms for intelligible

  • comprehensible
  • apprehensible
  • clear
  • distinct
  • fathomable
  • graspable
  • knowable
  • lucid
  • luminous
  • obvious
  • open
  • plain
  • unambiguous
  • unequivocal
  • unmistakable
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antonyms for intelligible

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  • ambiguous
  • confusing
  • equivocal
  • obscure
  • perplexing
  • unintelligible
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The subject was a 36-year-old man the researchers refer to as “Bravo-1,” who after a serious stroke has lost his ability to form intelligible words and can only grunt or moan.
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By relying on arguments and evidence intelligible to nonscientific audiences, these books sold well.
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For about a century all Congress had to do was pass a law that gave agencies an “intelligible principle” to use when they filled out the details.
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Notice how converting to micromorts expresses the risk in an emotionally intelligible way.
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The matron expressed her entire concurrence in this intelligible simile, and the beadle went on.
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These words represent nothing; they describe nothing; but a gesture makes them intelligible.
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A correct appreciation of these various 'movements' of the Complaint makes the poem much more intelligible.
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I wish to present what is ascertained and intelligible rather than what is ingenious and obscure.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
He remained in this condition for twenty-seven hours, and during that time his speech was indistinct but intelligible.
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Lucian attaches an intelligible meaning to these flippant expletives, and represents Socrates as justifying their use.
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WORDS RELATED TO INTELLIGIBLE

  • clear
  • coherent
  • comprehensible
  • definite
  • distinct
  • eloquent
  • expressive
  • fluent
  • intelligible
  • lucid
  • meaningful
  • understandable
  • well-spoken
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.