make sth

We changed the wording of the text to make it more comprehensible.

easily, readily

The instructions should be easily comprehensible to parents.

entirely, fully, perfectly

His French was barely comprehensible.


The system is perfectly comprehensible to most people.

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  • compréhensible — [ kɔ̃preɑ̃sibl ] adj. • 1375; lat. comprehensibilis, de comprehendere 1 ♦ Qui peut être compris. ⇒ accessible, clair, intelligible, simple. Message compréhensible. Un texte compréhensible par les enfants. Expliquer d une manière compréhensible. 2 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • compréhensible — COMPRÉHENSIBLE. adj. des 2 g. Concevable, intelligible, qui peut être compris, conçu, entendu. Il ne s emploie guère qu avec la négative. Cela n est pas compréhensible. Un raisonnement qui n est pas compréhensible. Il n est pas compréhensible… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Comprehensible — Com pre*hen si*ble, a. [L. comprehensibilis: cf. F. compre[ e]hensible.] 1. Capable of being comprehended, included, or comprised. [1913 Webster] Lest this part of knowledge should seem to any not comprehensible by axiom, we will set down some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • comprehensible — (ant.) adj. Comprensible. * * * comprehensible. (Del lat. comprehensibĭlis). adj. desus. comprensible …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • comprehensible — Comprehensible. adj. de tout genre. Qui peut estre compris, n a guere d usage que par la negative. Cela n est pas comprehensible …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • comprehensible — I adjective apprehensible, articulate, ascertainable, clear, clear cut, cognizable, cognoscible, comprehendable, conceivable, decipherable, defined, disclosed, easily understood, easy to understand, evident, exoteric, explicable, explicit,… …   Law dictionary

  • comprehensible — 1520s, able to be contained, from L. comprehensibilis, from comprehensus, pp. of comphrehendere (see COMPREHEND (Cf. comprehend)). Meaning able to be understood is from c.1600. Related: Comprehensibly; comprehensibility …   Etymology dictionary

  • comprehensible — [adj] understandable apprehensible, clear, coherent, comprehendible, conceivable, explicit, fathomable, graspable, intelligible, knowable, lucid, luminous, plain; concepts 402,529 Ant. exclusive, incomplete, nonunderstandable, unintelligible …   New thesaurus

  • comprehensible — (Del lat. comprehensibĭlis). adj. desus. comprensible …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • comprehensible — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ able to be understood; intelligible. DERIVATIVES comprehensibility noun …   English terms dictionary

  • comprehensible — [käm΄prəhen′sə bəl] adj. [L comprehensibilis] that can be comprehended; intelligible comprehensibility n. comprehensibly adv …   English World dictionary

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