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The older I get, the more I believe in what I can't explain or understand, even more than the things that are explainable and understandable.
Lillian Gish

Meaning of "explainable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EXPLAINABLE

explainable  [ɪkˈspleɪnəb əl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXPLAINABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Explainable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EXPLAINABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of explainable in the English dictionary

The definition of explainable in the dictionary is capable of being made comprehensible or understood.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXPLAINABLE


adjustable
əˈdʒʌstəb əl
ascertainable
ˌæsəˈteɪnəb əl
coinable
ˈkɔɪnəb əl
collectible
kəˈlɛktəb əl
compassionable
kəmˈpæʃənəb əl
conditionable
kənˈdɪʃənəb əl
consignable
kənˈsaɪnəb əl
constrainable
kənˈstreɪnəb əl
declinable
dɪˈklaɪnəb əl
designable
dɪˈzaɪnəb əl
detachable
dɪˈtætʃəb əl
detainable
dɪˈteɪnəb əl
discernable
dɪˈsɜːnəb əl
disjoinable
dɪsˈdʒɔɪnəb əl
downloadable
ˌdaʊnˈləʊdəb əl
drainable
ˈdreɪnəb əl
emotionable
ɪˈməʊʃənəb əl
enjoyable
ɪnˈdʒɔɪəb əl
expandable
ɪkˈspændəb əl
fattenable
ˈfæt ənəb əl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXPLAINABLE

explain
explain away
explainer
explanation
explanative
explanatively
explanatorily
explanatory
explant
explantation
expletive
expletively
expletory
explicable
explicably
explicate
explication
explication de texte
explications de texte
explicative

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXPLAINABLE

able
actionable
amenable
assignable
attainable
enable
fashionable
imaginable
interminable
objectionable
obtainable
personable
questionable
reasonable
returnable
sustainable
tunable
unable
unimaginable
unreasonable
unsustainable

Synonyms and antonyms of explainable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «explainable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXPLAINABLE

Find out the translation of explainable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of explainable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «explainable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

可解释
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

explicable
570 millions of speakers

English

explainable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समझाने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تفسيره
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

объяснимо
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

explicável
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্যাখ্যাযোগ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

explicable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Boleh dijelaskan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

erklärbar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

説明できる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

설명 할 수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dijelasake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có thể cắt nghỉa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

explainable
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्पष्टीकरणात्मक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

açıklanabilir
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spiegabile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wytłumaczalne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

з´ясовно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

explicabil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξηγήσιμες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verklaarbaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förklarligt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forklar
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPLAINABLE»

The term «explainable» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.559 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPLAINABLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about explainable

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QUOTES WITH «EXPLAINABLE»

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Lillian Gish
The older I get, the more I believe in what I can't explain or understand, even more than the things that are explainable and understandable.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXPLAINABLE»

Discover the use of explainable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to explainable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Conscious Mind : In Search of a Fundamental Theory: In ...
will themselves be reductively explainable in terms of something more basic still. If all goes well, biological phenomena may be explainable in terms of cellular phenomena, which are explainable in terms of biochemical phenomena, which are ...
David J. Chalmers Assistant Professor of Philosophy University of Arizona, 1996
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Design for Explainable Expert Systems
Abstract: "A good explanation for an expert system must do more than explain what the system is doing; it must also explain why the system is doing what it's doing.
William R. Swartout, Cecile L. Paris, Johanna Doris Moore, 1991
3
A Psychology of Freedom and Dignity: The Last Train to Survival
The specific proposal offered by Harcum (1990) to resolve the free-will issue begins with the Principle of Behavioral Supplementarity, which merely states that the causes of a behavior can be partitioned into unexplainable and explainable ...
Eugene Rae Harcum, 1994
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Neural Correlates of Consciousness: Empirical and Conceptual ...
Ansgar Beckermann Broad's Distinction between Emergent and Mechanically Explainable Properties At the start of the twentieth century the question of whether life could be explained in purely mechanical terms was as hotly debated as the ...
Thomas Metzinger, 2000
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Unity of Science
Yet, if the unification program is carried out, then human behavior would be understood as governed by physical laws and as causally explainable (at least in the broad sense of causal explanation used in this book). All human behavior would ...
Robert L. Causey, 1977
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Reason and Action
... that he hit Smith is psychologically explainable by the fact that he intended to hit Smith'. Although this interpretation might seem objectionable in certain respects, it assigns the appropriate logical properties to 'Jones hit Smith intentionally', ...
Bruce Aune, 1977
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Treatise on Basic Philosophy: Volume 6: Epistemology & ...
(Accordingly the stable elementary particles, such as the electrons, are not explainable except when they result from processes such as nuclear disintegration or high energy collision.) Likewise a property is explained in terms of some process ...
M. Bunge, 1983
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The End of Modern Medicine: Biomedical Science under a ...
In principle, the behavior of these agents, even their alleged intentional and volitional behavior, is explainable by laws governing the interaction of their constituent microscale parts. "Man is . . . but the outcome of accidental collocations of ...
Laurence Foss, 2002
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Changing Minds: Computers, Learning, and Literacy
Explaining. Things,. Explainable. Things. Art critics talk about "Art" and feeling; Artists talk about where to get the best turpentine. Materials Matter It simply is not possible to take any materials that may be close at hand and make of them the ...
Andrea A. DiSessa, 2001
10
Trust in E-services: Technologies, Practices and Challenges
Information. Valuation. Policies. for. Explainable. Trustworthiness. Assessment. in E-Services. Karen K. Fullam, University of Texas at Austin, USA K. Suzanne Barber, Un vers ty of Texas at Aust n, USA ...
Ronggong Song, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXPLAINABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term explainable is used in the context of the following news items.
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5000 fishermen die on Lake Victoria every year-survey
"Fishing communities still relate lightning and severe weather accidents to spiritual causes as compared to scientifically explainable events," ... «New Vision, Jul 15»
2
Being on the “Horizon” When Discovering Black Activism and …
I understand that my gender is something that I will never be able to fully grasp or explain, so I choose to grasp the fact that it's not explainable. «A Tribe Called News, Jul 15»
3
2015 Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Grab This Buffalo Bill
A disappointing final line of 58-605-3 is at least explainable due to injury. Clay also averaged 5.8 targets per game after seeing nearly 6.8 the ... «Draft Sharks, Jul 15»
4
Clinton asks voters to consider full foreign policy record
"Unfortunately, it's very tempting and politically explainable for presidents to revert to using military force," Clinton said. However, Clinton said ... «Mason City Globe Gazette, Jul 15»
5
Another Turnaround Tuesday, As Stocks Stage Sharp Rally
A “Turnaround Tuesday” is one of those pieces of market lore that doesn't have any explainable reason for existing, but does nonetheless. «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
6
Ashes will prove to be Joe Root's toughest 'Test' yet
But his reasons were explainable: he had never played any kind of cricket in England, had no idea of combating quality pace, swing and seam ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
7
Higher pricing costs J.B. Hunt intermodal market share, analyst says
However, the reasons behind the loss, he said, are “quite explainable and not permanent,” referring to West Coast port congestion that spurred ... «JOC.com, Jul 15»
8
City Controller Reports Pittsburgh Finances Are On Target But …
“In some cases that's explainable,” he said. “There are contractual relationships that they enter into in the beginning of the year that get counted ... «90.5 WESA, Jul 15»
9
Capital gains tax to be collected on sale of assets reported under …
The black money compliance window could also be utilised for disclosing foreign assets which were acquired from fully explainable tax paid ... «Financial Express, Jul 15»
10
CBI chosen to create Saratoga master plan
They will be providing funding for the plan and wanted to ensure that the town went through a comprehensive, explainable method when ... «The Saratoga Sun Homepage, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Explainable [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/explainable>. Nov 2019 ».
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