understandable

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌʌndərˈstændəbəl/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(un′dər standə bəl)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020

understandable

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. an understandable [reason, explanation, excuse, motive]
  2. an understandable lack of [confidence, education, knowledge, skills, care, love]
  3. an understandable [feeling, sense, sensation] of
  4. an understandable [desire, want, need] to
  5. what is not understandable to me is [how, why, what]
  6. [totally, completely, quite, very, perfectly] understandable
  7. his [reluctance, disappointment, frustration, fear] is (totally) understandable
  8. her [reaction, decision, comment] was totally understandable
  9. (totally) understandable given the [circumstances, situation, pressure]
  10. yes, that is certainly understandable
  11. that's perfectly understandable
  12. [found, considered, deemed] it understandable
  13. is only understandable [considering, assuming, taking into account] (that)
  14. would be (totally) understandable if you [didn't, couldn't, chose not to]
  15. [write, say, pronounce] it in understandable [English]
'understandable' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
Advertisements
Advertisements

Report an inappropriate ad.