legible

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin legibilis (that can be read), from Latin legō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛd͡ʒəbl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛdʒəbl

Adjective[edit]

legible (comparative more legible, superlative most legible)

  1. Clear enough to be read; readable, particularly of handwriting.
    Synonyms: clean, clear, decipherable, fair, readable
    Antonyms: illegible, unreadable
    Despite hardly having any energy to lift a pen, she left a legible note on the paper.
  2. Written or phrased so as to be easy to understand.
    Synonyms: clear, decipherable, readable
    Antonym: unreadable
    You can make this program code more legible by using meaningful variable names.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin legibilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /leˈxible/, [leˈxi.β̞le]

Adjective[edit]

legible (plural legibles)

  1. legible
    Antonym: ilegible

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