- the act or process of understanding or mentally filling in a word or thought implied but not expressed
- something thus understood or filled in
Origin of subauditionLate Latin subauditio from subaudire, to understand or supply a word omitted from Classical Latin sub-, under + audire, to hear: see audience
- The act of understanding and mentally supplying a word or thought that has been implied but not expressed.
- A word or thought supplied by subaudition.
Origin of subauditionLate Latin subaudītiō subaudītiōn- from subaudītus past participle of subaudīre to supply an omitted word Latin sub- sub- Latin audīre to hear ; see au- in Indo-European roots.
- The act of understanding, or supplying, something not expressed.
- That which is understood or supplied from that which is expressed.