Definitions

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  • adj. That can be deciphered, understood or comprehended.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being deciphered.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being deciphered or interpreted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. easily deciphered

Etymologies

decipher +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The idea that s. 8 protects an individuals’s privacy in garbage until the last unpaid bill rots into dust, or the incriminating letters turn into muck and are no longer decipherable, is to my mind too extravagant to contemplate.

    SCC: No Privacy Interest in Things We Throw Out : Law is Cool

  • "Hef you any aguaintunce off Mitster Fear?" he inquired, in return, with no expression decipherable either upon his Gargantuan face or in his heavily enfolded eyes.

    The Conquest of Canaan

  • ` ` Hef you any aguaintunce off Mitster Fear? '' he inquired, in return, with no expression decipherable either upon his Gargantuan face or in his heavily enfolded eyes.

    The Conquest of Canaan

  • Kolchak's answer was described as clear when "decipherable," and to his credit, he frankly declined to forestall the will of the

    The Inside Story of the Peace Conference

  • His votes aren't rolling in on any kind of decipherable time interval votes rolled in at exactly 5, 25, and 45 seconds into the minue though

    Lookout Landing

  • Brought up from the wreck was a journal, so torn and mushed and pulped by the sea-water, with ink so run about, that scarcely any of it was decipherable.

    Chapter 15

  • It could perhaps be argued that too many novels do still imply a "decipherable universe" -- decipherable insofar as it can be adequately rendered through the protocols of realism -- but most literary fiction is not so tied to a 19th century worldview as to portray human experience as "stable, coherent, continuous, unequivocal."

    Experimental Fiction

  • Somehow makes words such as “strategery” look quite learned – not to mention decipherable.

    Steele to Democrats: You have the votes, and you won, remember? - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • It's scratchy but decipherable and pretty damn cool to listen to.

    The reason why you shouldnt say the reason why

  • Except that Bainbridge was never quite that neat a writer; elliptical, mysterious and not too hung up on the indispensability of closure, her novels quite frequently seemed to lack an easily decipherable resolution, and be all the more powerful for it.

    The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress by Beryl Bainbridge – review

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