- 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 subaud&imacron;ti&omacron;, subaud&imacron;ti&omacron;n-, from subaud&imacron;tus, past participle of subaud&imacron;re, to supply an omitted word : Latin sub-, sub- + Latin aud&imacron;re, 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.