explicable Definition

able to be explained or understood.

Using explicable: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "explicable" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The reason for his behavior is explicable.

  • Example

    The situation was not explicable at the time.

  • Example

    The concept is easily explicable to a layperson.

explicable Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for explicable

Phrases with explicable

  • able to be explained by something


    The phenomenon is explicable by the laws of physics.

  • to provide an explanation that makes something seem less bad or serious than it really is


    He tried to explicable away his mistake by blaming it on someone else.

  • able to be explained using a particular set of ideas or concepts


    The results are explicable in terms of the theory of relativity.

Origins of explicable

from Latin 'explicabilis', from 'explicare' meaning 'unfold, unravel, explain'


Summary: explicable in Brief

'Explicable' [ɪkˈsplɪkəbl] is an adjective that describes something that can be explained or understood. It is often used in academic or technical contexts, such as 'The concept is easily explicable to a layperson.' 'Explicable' can be followed by prepositions like 'by,' 'away,' and 'in terms of,' as in 'The phenomenon is explicable by the laws of physics.'