What does AUDIBLE mean?

Definitions for AUDIBLE
ˈɔ də bəlau·di·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. audibleadjective

    a football play is changed orally after both teams have assumed their positions at the line of scrimmage

  2. audible, hearableadjective

    heard or perceptible by the ear

    "he spoke in an audible whisper"


  1. audiblenoun

    The act of or an instance of changing the play at the line of scrimmage by yelling out a new one.

    The audible changed the play to a run.

  2. audibleverb

    To change the play at the line of scrimmage by yelling out a new one.

    The quarterback audibled after seeing the defensive formation.

  3. audibleadjective

    Able to be heard.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Audibleadjective

    Etymology: audibilis, Lat.

    Visibles work upon a looking-glass, and audibles upon the places of echo, which resemble in some sort the cavern of the ear. Francis Bacon, Nat. History, №. 263.

    Eve, who unseen,
    Yet all had heard, with audible lament
    Discover’d soon the place of her retire. Paradise Lost, b. xi.

    Every sense doth not operate upon fancy with the same force.
    The conceits of visibles are clearer and stronger than those of audibles. Nehemiah Grew, Cosmologia Sacra, b. ii.

    One leaning over a wall twenty-five fathom deep, and speaking softly, the water returned an audible echo. Francis Bacon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Audibleadjective

    capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard; as, an audible voice or whisper

  2. Audiblenoun

    that which may be heard

  3. Etymology: [LL. audibilis, fr. L. audire, auditum, to hear: cf. Gr. ear, L. auris, and E. ear.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Audible

    awd′i-bl, adj. able to be heard.—ns. Aud′ibleness, Audibil′ity.—adv. Aud′ibly.—n. Aud′ience, the act of hearing: a judicial hearing: admittance to a hearing: a ceremonial interview: an assembly of hearers: a court of government or justice in Spanish America, also the territory administered by it—Sp. audiencia.—adj. Aud′ient, listening: paying attention.—n. a hearer. [L. audibilisaudīre, to hear, conn. with Ger. ous, ōtos, the ear.]

Editors Contribution

  1. audible

    Ability to hear the sound.

    The music is audible to them and their grandfather as he loves his music and uses it daily every evening to welcome his grandchildren following work for tea.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 18, 2020  

  2. Audible

    The definition of audible is loud enough to be heard.

    Submitted by AlinaS. on April 27, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of AUDIBLE in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of AUDIBLE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of AUDIBLE in a Sentence

  1. Peter Ustinov:

    If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done.

  2. Meghan McCain:

    A lot of people in my life have been hit really, really hard by the past few years and I didn't want to say ‘Here, spend $25, $29 on this book,' it's much easier for me to be like, ‘You have Audible?’.

  3. Indra Cidambi:

    When you mix buprenorphine with opioids, there is an increased risk of respiratory depression. That’s what you see when a parent goes into a child’s room and they’re not audible, when someone is on these four rods, they’re not following therapy— they’re easily combining the drugs, and that can lead to death.

  4. Victor Radulescu:

    If the goal is to allow the clinician to set this machine up and walk away, we should add different alarms and warnings, one thing I'd seen on other ventilators is, if the power disconnects, the [ device ] will actually [ make ] an extremely loud and audible signal that says,' Hey, you've lost power here !'.

  5. Chris Lehane:

    We're very much in the R&D phase here, it's not just limited to video. It could be audible. It could be physical.

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  • AlinaS.
    The definition of audible is loud enough to be heard
    LikeReply1 year ago

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