subaudition


sub·au·di·tion

noun \--ˈdi-shən\

Definition of SUBAUDITION

:  the act of understanding or supplying something not expressed :  a reading between the lines

Origin of SUBAUDITION

Late Latin subaudition-, subauditio, from subaudire to understand, from Latin sub- + audire to hear — more at audible
First Known Use: 1798

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