Definition of Audible

1. Noun. A football play is changed orally after both teams have assumed their positions at the line of scrimmage.

Generic synonyms: Football Play



2. Adjective. Heard or perceptible by the ear. "He spoke in an audible whisper"
Exact synonyms: Hearable
Attributes: Audibility, Audibleness
Similar to: Clunky, Sonic, Sounding
Also: Loud, Perceptible
Derivative terms: Audibility, Audibleness, Hear
Antonyms: Inaudible

Definition of Audible

1. a. Capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard; as, an audible voice or whisper.

2. n. That which may be heard.

Definition of Audible

1. Adjective. Able to be heard. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive American football) To change the play at the line of scrimmage by yelling out a new one. ¹

3. Noun. (American football) The act of or an instance of changing the play at the line of scrimmage by yelling out a new one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Audible

1. to call a substitute play in football [v -BLED, -BLING, -BLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Audible

aucubas
aud.
audacious
audaciously
audaciousness
audaciousnesses
audacities
audacity
audad
audads
audax
audi alteram partem
audial
audibilities
audibility
audible (current term)
audibled
audibleness
audibles
audibling
audibly
audience
audience left
audience right
audienceless
audiences
audient
audients
audile
audiles

Literary usage of Audible

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Physical Diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1919)
"(1) The normal heart sounds are in adults audible over the carotids and over the ... In childhood and youth only the second heart sound is thus audible. ..."

2. Observations on Man, His Frame, His Duty, and His Expectations by David Hartley (1834)
"To give an Account of the Ideas generated by audible Impressions. THE ideas which audible impressions leave in the region of the brain, that corresponds to ..."

3. The Theory of Sound by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1896)
"Experimenting both with forks and bird-calls, they have found that audible difference-tones may arise from generators whose pitch is so high that they are ..."

4. Looking Backward, 2000-1887 by Edward Bellamy (1917)
"If, of two persons side by side, one desired to listen to music and the other to sleep, it could be made audible to one and inaudible to another. ..."

5. The Medical Times and Gazette (1875)
"Heart displaced to the right : apex more distinctly felt to right of middle line. Over dull side feeble tubular breathing everywhere audible, ..."

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