Origin of audible
Examples from the Web for audible
After her first audible prompt, which came shortly after the interval, the audience sat patiently.
The device issues an audible beep when any of these events occur.
But I have no apologies for the audible squeals I unknowingly squeak out whenever I see her on screen.‘Orange Is the New Black’ Season 2: The Finest, Funniest, and Most Terrifying Moments of Eps. 1-6|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Elnaha says with audible anguish on the phone two weeks later, now out of a job and unable to take care of his sick mother.
But the Seattle Seahawks called an audible and flew in the face of “fate,” defeating the Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVII.Super Blowout: Seahawks Buck Broncos to Take Home the Championship Title|Ben Teitelbaum|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He could sink it to a whisper and still be audible, while in open-air meetings he could easily make himself heard by thousands.Successful Methods of Public Speaking|Grenville Kleiser
Marmaduke Denison could not restrain an audible sigh of relief.Robin Redbreast|Mary Louisa Molesworth
It was a silent Mass, during which neither the sound of the moving lips nor the tinkle of the bell was audible.Famous Modern Ghost Stories|Various
An audible shadow you understand, and an invisible sound, but quite distinct; and a plague take the tune!Roundabout Papers|William Makepeace Thackeray
Through the walls the chords of the piano were just audible, and the volume of voices was reduced to a formless humming.Cytherea|Joseph Hergesheimer
British Dictionary definitions for audible
Word Origin for audible
Word Origin and History for audible
1520s, from Middle French audible and directly from Late Latin audibilis, from Latin audire "to hear," from PIE *awis-dh-yo-, from root *au- "to perceive" (see audience). Related: Audibly.