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audible

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adjective au·di·ble \ˈȯ-də-bəl\

Simple Definition of audible

  • : heard or able to be heard

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of audible

  1. :  heard or capable of being heard

audibility

play \ˌȯ-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

audibly

play \ˈȯ-də-blē\ adverb

Examples of audible in a sentence

  1. Her voice was barely audible over the noise.

  2. He let out an audible sigh.



Origin and Etymology of audible

Late Latin audibilis, from Latin audire to hear; akin to Greek aisthanesthai to perceive, Sanskrit āvis evidently


First Known Use: 1529


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audible

noun au·di·ble

Definition of audible

  1. :  a substitute offensive or defensive play called at the line of scrimmage in football



1961

First Known Use of audible

1961


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audible

verb au·di·ble

Definition of audible

audibled

audibling

\-b(ə-)liŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to call an audible <audibled to a pass play — Peter King>



1974

First Known Use of audible

1974

Rhymes with audible


AUDIBLE Defined for Kids

audible

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adjective au·di·ble \ˈȯ-də-bəl\

Definition of audible for Students

  1. :  loud enough to be heard

audibly

\-blē\ adverb <sighing audibly>


Word Root of audible

The Latin word audīre, meaning “to hear” or “to listen,” gives us the root aud. Words from the Latin audīre have to do with hearing. Anything audible is loud enough to be heard. An audience is a group of people who listen to or watch a performance. Anything auditory is related to the sense of hearing.


Medical Dictionary

audible

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adjective au·di·ble \ˈȯd-ə-bəl\

Medical Definition of audible

  1. :  heard or capable of being heard

audibility

\ˌȯd-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun plural

audibilities

audibly

\ˈȯd-ə-blē\play adverb



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