Simple and easy step-by-step instructions to help you use a new electronic product are an example of something that would be described as intelligible.
- that can be understood; clear; comprehensible
- understandable by the intellect only, not by the senses
Origin of intelligibleMiddle English from Classical Latin intelligibilis from intelligere: see intellect
- Capable of being understood: an intelligible set of directions.
- Capable of being apprehended by the intellect alone.
Origin of intelligibleMiddle English from Old French from Latin intellegibilis, intelligibilis from intellegere to perceive ; see intelligent .
- in·tel′li·gi·bil′i·ty in·tel′li·gi·ble·ness
(comparative more intelligible, superlative most intelligible)
From Middle French intelligible, from Old French, from Latin intelligibilis.