Meaning of AUDIBLE in English


I. ˈȯdəbəl adjective

Etymology: Late Latin audibilis, from Latin audire to hear + -ibilis -ible; akin to Greek aiein to hear, aisthanesthai to perceive, Sanskrit āvis evidently, Avestan āviš, Old Slavic avĕ, javĕ evident

: capable of being heard : actually heard

he spoke in an audible whisper

• au·di·ble·ness noun -es

I. noun

( -s )

Etymology: audible , adjective

: a substitute offensive play or defensive formation called at the line of scrimmage in football

II. intransitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

: to call an audible

audibled to a long pass play that fell incomplete — David Boyce

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