Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “understandable”

See all translations

understandable

adjective
 
 
/ˌʌndəˈstændəbl/
B2 An understandable feeling or action is one that you would expect in that particular situation: It's understandable that he's angry.Habitual and customary
understandably adverb She's understandably upset.
Translations of “understandable”
in Korean 이해할 만한…
in Arabic مَفهوم…
in Portuguese compreensível…
in Catalan comprensible…
in Japanese 理解できる…
in Italian comprensibile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 易懂的,容易理解的, 合乎情理的, 正常的…
in Russian понятный…
in Turkish anlaşılabilir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 易懂的,容易理解的, 合乎情理的, 正常的…
in Polish zrozumiały…
(Definition of understandable from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “understandable” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

baby

a very young child, especially one that has not yet begun to walk or talk

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More