- The definition of audible is loud enough to be heard.
A radio playing, an announcement that clearly reaches each classroom in the school and a perfectly functioning microphone are each an example of something that is audible.
Origin of audibleLate Latin audibilis ; from Classical Latin audire: see audience
verbaud·i·bled, aud·i·bling, aud·i·bles Football
Origin of audibleLate Latin audībilis, from Latin audīre, to hear; see au- in Indo-European roots.
- au′di·bil′i·ty, au′di·ble·ness
(comparative more audible, superlative most audible)
- Able to be heard.
(third-person singular simple present audibles, present participle audibling, simple past and past participle audibled)
- (intransitive, American football) To change the play at the line of scrimmage by yelling out a new one.
- The quarterback audibled after seeing the defensive formation.
- (American football) The act of or an instance of changing the play at the line of scrimmage by yelling out a new one.
- The audible changed the play to a run.
From Middle French audible, from Late Latin audibilis, from Latin audire (“to hear”).
audible - Computer Definition
An audiobook service from Amazon. Originally introduced by Audible Inc. in 1998, along with the first popular digital audio player (only for Audible titles), Amazon acquired the company in 2008. As of 2015, more than a 180,000 titles are available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Amazon's Kindle Fire devices, and Audible content can be purchased and downloaded into iTunes. Audio digests of newspapers, magazines, newsletters and other material are also available. Audible files are in a protected MP3 format that uses the .AA extension for variable bit rates or .AAX for higher quality. Books obtained from the iTunes store have an M4B extension. AudibleSee audiobook and iTunes.