subaudition

noun

sub·​au·​di·​tion ˌsəb-ȯ-ˈdi-shən How to pronounce subaudition (audio)
: the act of understanding or supplying something not expressed : a reading between the lines

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1615, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subaudition was in 1615

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Cite this Entry

“Subaudition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subaudition. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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