discernible

  • 1 Discernible — Dis*cern i*ble, a. [L. discernibilis.] Capable of being discerned by the eye or the understanding; as, a star is discernible by the eye; the identity of difference of ideas is discernible by the understanding. [1913 Webster] The effect of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 discernible — I adjective apparent, beholdable, cognizable, detectable, evident, in sight, knowable, manifest, observable, perceivable, perceptible, recognizable, seeable, self evident, viewable, visible, visual II index apparent (perceptible), appreciabl …

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  • 3 discernible — (adj.) also discernable, 1560s, from Fr. discernable, from discerner (see DISCERN (Cf. discern)). Form with a was more common at first; spelling changed to i 17c. to conform to L. discernibilis …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 discernible — is spelt ible, not able. See able, ible …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 discernible — [adj] recognizable; distinct apparent, appreciable, audible, clear, detectable, discoverable, distinguishable, noticeable, observable, obvious, palpable, perceivable, perceptible, plain, sensible, tangible, visible; concepts 535,576,619 Ant.… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 discernible — adj. Que se puede discernir (ǁ distinguir) …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 7 discernible — adjective 1. perceptible by the senses or intellect (Freq. 3) things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause the newspaper reports no discernible progress in the negotiations the skyline is easily discernible even at a distance of… …

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  • 8 discernible — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ clearly, easily, readily ▪ The difference between the two is readily discernible …

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  • 9 discernible — [[t]dɪsɜ͟ː(r)nəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED If something is discernible, you can see it or recognize that it exists. Far away the outline of the island is just discernible... There has been no discernible overall trend since 1975. Syn: apparent …

    English dictionary

  • 10 discernible — dis|cern|i|ble [ dı sɜrnəbl ] adjective able to be seen, noticed, or understood: a discernible improvement in the patient s condition A small boat was clearly discernible in the middle of the lake …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 discernible — UK [dɪˈsɜː(r)nəb(ə)l] / US [dɪˈsɜrnəb(ə)l] adjective able to be seen, noticed, or understood a discernible improvement in the patient s condition A small boat was clearly discernible in the middle of the lake …

    English dictionary

  • 12 discernible — ► adjetivo Que puede ser discernido o reconocido: ■ la luz del amanecer hizo discernibles los contornos de la sierra. SINÓNIMO distinguible * * * discernible. adj. Que se puede discernir (ǁ distinguir) …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 13 discernible — adjective in the fog our flares may be barely discernible Syn: visible, detectable, noticeable, perceptible, observable, distinguishable, recognizable, identifiable; apparent, evident, distinct, appreciable, clear, obvious, manifest, conspicuous …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 14 discernible — discern ► VERB 1) recognize or find out. 2) distinguish with difficulty by sight or with the other senses. DERIVATIVES discernible adjective. ORIGIN Latin discernere, from cernere to separate …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 discernible — adjective see discern …

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  • 16 discernible — discernibleness, discernableness, n. discernibly, discernably, adv. /di serr neuh beuhl, zerr /, adj. capable of being discerned; distinguishable. Also, discernable. [1555 65; < L discernibilis (see DISCERN, IBLE); r. earlier discernable < MF,… …

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  • 17 discernible — adjective Possible to discern …

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  • 18 discernible — Synonyms and related words: apparent, appreciable, apprehensible, ascertainable, beholdable, clear, clear as crystal, cognizable, comprehensible, conceivable, conspicuous, crystal clear, detectable, determinable, disclosable, disclosed,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 discernible — dis|cer|ni|ble Mot Pla Adjectiu invariable …

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  • 20 discernible — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. perceptible, perceivable, observable; see appreciable , audible , obvious 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Capable of being seen: perceivable, perceptible, seeable, viewable, visible, visual. See SEE. 2.… …

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