subaudition

noun
sub·​au·​di·​tion | \ ˌsəb-ȯ-ˈdi-shən How to pronounce subaudition (audio) \

Definition of subaudition

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

First Known Use of subaudition

1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for subaudition

Late Latin subaudition-, subauditio, from subaudire to understand, from Latin sub- + audire to hear — more at audible

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“Subaudition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subaudition. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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