- capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard.
Origin of audible
Related Words for audibleresounding, discernible, distinct, perceptible, detectable, deafening, loud, sounding, plain, clear, roaring, hearable, auricular, aural
Examples from the Web for audible
Contemporary Examples of audible
After her first audible prompt, which came shortly after the interval, the audience sat patiently.London Laughs at Lindsay Lohan’s West End Debut
September 24, 2014
The device issues an audible beep when any of these events occur.Testing Automatic Link, the FitBit for Your Car
Jamie Todd Rubin
July 8, 2014
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
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.Is Synthetic Weed Feuling Yemen’s Terrorism?
May 23, 2014
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
February 3, 2014
Historical Examples of audible
"He's layin' down," said Bill Dozier, and his voice was soft but audible in the saloon.Way of the Lawless
Gilder, in truth, could not trust himself just then to an audible command.Within the Law
I then tried to see how feeble a current was audible in the telephone.
The grunt of the human hog (Pignoramus intolerabilis) with an audible memory.
The variable (an audible) part of the roadway for an automobile.
- perceptible to the hearing; loud enough to be heard
- American football a change of playing tactics called by the quarterback when the offense is lined up at the line of scrimmage
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.