Definition of


  1. (adj, all) (of meaning) capable of being penetrated or comprehended
  2. (adj, all) (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Fathomable

plumbable, soundable

Antonyms of Fathomable


Origin of the word Fathomable

  1. 1630s, figurative; 1690s, literal; from fathom + -able. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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