What does speech intelligibility mean?

Definitions for speech intelligibility
speech intel·li·gi·bil·i·ty

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word speech intelligibility.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. speech intelligibilitynoun

    the intelligibility of speech (usually measured in the presence of noise or distortion)


  1. speech intelligibility

    Speech intelligibility refers to the clarity and understandability of spoken words. It's a measure of how effectively a speaker's message is communicated and comprehended by a listener. Factors influencing speech intelligibility can include the speaker's volume, rate, articulation, pronunciation, accent, use of language and grammar, as well as environmental factors such as background noise and sound quality.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Speech Intelligibility

    Ability to make speech sounds that are recognizable.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce speech intelligibility?

How to say speech intelligibility in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of speech intelligibility in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of speech intelligibility in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


Find a translation for the speech intelligibility definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"speech intelligibility." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 20 Jun 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/speech+intelligibility>.

Discuss these speech intelligibility definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for speech intelligibility? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    call in an official matter, such as to attend court
    A famish
    B loom
    C summon
    D transpire

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for speech intelligibility: