wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup
Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

Audaciously
Audaciousness
Audacity
audad
Audeanism
audemus jura nostra defendere
Auden
Audenarde
Audenesque
audentes fortuna juvat
audi alteram partem
audial
audibility
audibilize
Audibleness
Audibly
Audience
Audience court
audience-chamber
Audient
audile
auding
audio
audio amplifier
audio CD

Audible definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AUD'IBLE, a. [L. audibilis, from audio, to hear. This word is evidently connected with the name of the ear; Gr.]
That may be heard; perceivable by the ear; loud enough to be heard; as an audible voice or whisper.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: heard or perceptible by the ear; "he spoke in an audible whisper" [syn: audible, hearable] [ant: inaudible, unhearable] n
1: a football play is changed orally after both teams have assumed their positions at the line of scrimmage

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Etymology: Late Latin audibilis, from Latin audire to hear; akin to Greek aisthanesthai to perceive, Sanskrit ?vis evidently Date: 1529 heard or capable of being heard audibility noun audibly adverb II. noun Date: 1962 a substitute offensive or defensive play called at the line of scrimmage in football III. intransitive verb (-bled; audibling) Date: 1974 to call an audible <audibled to a pass play Peter King>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. capable of being heard. Derivatives: audibility n. audibleness n. audibly adv. Etymology: LL audibilis f. audire hear

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Audible Au"di*ble, a. [LL. audibilis, fr. L. audire, auditum, to hear: cf. Gr. ? ear, L. auris, and E. ear.] Capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard; as, an audible voice or whisper.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Audible Au"di*ble, n. That which may be heard. [Obs.] Visibles are swiftlier carried to the sense than audibles. --Bacon.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A sound that is audible is loud enough to be heard. The Colonel's voice was barely audible... ADJ audibly Hugh sighed audibly. ADV

Moby Thesaurus

acoustic, articulate, audile, audio, auditory, aural, auricular, clear, contrastive, definite, distinct, distinctive, hearable, hearing, hi-fi, high-fidelity, otic, otological, otopathic, otoscopic, phonic, plain




 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup