audible Definition

able to be heard.

Using audible: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "audible" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The sound of the waves was audible from the balcony.

  • Example

    The speaker's voice was not audible in the back of the room.

  • Example

    The explosion was so loud that it was audible from miles away.

audible Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for audible

Antonyms for audible

Phrases with audible

  • able to be heard only faintly or indistinctly


    The singer's voice was barely audible over the sound of the rain.

  • the range of frequencies that can be heard by the human ear


    The dog whistle produces a sound that is outside the audible range for humans.

  • to speak or make a sound loud enough to be heard


    He had to raise his voice to make himself audible over the noise of the crowd.

Origins of audible

from Latin 'audibilis', meaning 'that can be heard'


Summary: audible in Brief

'Audible' [ˈɔːdəbl] means able to be heard. It is often used to describe sounds that are loud enough or clear enough to be perceived by the human ear, such as 'The sound of the waves was audible from the balcony.' 'Audible' has antonyms like 'inaudible' and 'silent,' and phrases like 'barely audible' and 'audible range' use it to denote faint or specific sounds, respectively.