Explicable Ex"pli*ca*ble, a. [L. explicabilis: cf. F. explicable.] Capable of being explicated; that may be explained or accounted for; admitting explanation.

Syn: explainable. [1913 Webster]

It is not explicable upon any grounds. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • explicable — [ ɛksplikabl ] adj. • 1554; lat. explicabilis 1 ♦ Rare Qu on peut éclaircir, rendre intelligible. Ce passage est explicable. 2 ♦ ( XIXe) Qui s explique; dont on peut donner la cause, la raison, le motif. ⇒ compréhensible. « La condition même de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • explicable — I adjective accountable, apprehensible, ascribable, cognizable, coherent, comprehensible, conceivable, constructable, deducible, determinable, discoverable, easily understood, explainable, fathomable, intelligible, interpretable, knowable,… …   Law dictionary

  • explicable — 1550s, from or on model of L. explicabilis capable of being unraveled, that may be explained, from explicare (see EXPLICIT (Cf. explicit)). M.E. had a verb expliken explain, interpret (mid 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

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