1 perceptible by the senses or intellect; "things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause"; "the newspaper reports no discernible progress in the negotiations"; "the skyline is easily discernible even at a distance of several miles" [syn: discernable] [ant: indiscernible]
2 capable of being perceived clearly; "an essay with a meaning that was not always discernible"
3 capable of being seen or noticed; "a discernible change in attitude"; "a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript"; "an observable change in behavior" [syn: evident, observable]
- Possible to discern.
possible to discern
- Finnish: selvä, näkyvä, havaittava
- Greek: διακριτός
apparent, appreciable, apprehensible, ascertainable, beholdable, clear, clear as crystal, cognizable, comprehensible, conceivable, conspicuous, crystal-clear, detectable, determinable, disclosable, disclosed, discoverable, distinct, distinguishable, evident, explicit, exposable, exposed, exposed to view, express, findable, graspable, hanging out, hot, identifiable, in evidence, in full view, in plain sight, in view, indisputable, indubitable, insight, knowable, manifest, naked, noticeable, observable, obvious, open, open to view, open-and-shut, outcropping, palpable, patent, perceivable, perceptible, perspicuous, plain, plain as day, prehensible, recognizable, revealed, seeable, seizable, self-evident, self-explaining, self-explanatory, sensible, showing, spottable, tangible, to be seen, unclouded, unconcealed, understandable, undisguised, unhidden, unmistakable, viewable, visible, visual, warm, witnessable