What does legible mean?

Definitions for legibleˈlɛdʒ ə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word legible.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. legible(adj)

    (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered

    "legible handwriting"


  1. legible(Adjective)

    Being clear enough to be read, readable, particularly for handwriting.

  2. Origin: From legibilis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Legible(adj)

    capable of being read or deciphered; distinct to the eye; plain; -- used of writing or printing; as, a fair, legible manuscript

  2. Legible(adj)

    capable of being discovered or understood by apparent marks or indications; as, the thoughts of men are often legible in their countenances

  3. Origin: [L. legibilis, fr. legere to read: cf. OF. legible. See Legend.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Legible

    lej′i-bl, adj. that may be read: that may be understood.—ns. Leg′ibleness, Legibil′ity.—adv. Leg′ibly. [L. legibilislegĕre, to read.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legible in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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