Definition of Hearable

1. Adjective. Heard or perceptible by the ear. "He spoke in an audible whisper"

Exact synonyms: Audible
Attributes: Audibility, Audibleness
Similar to: Clunky, Sonic, Sounding
Also: Loud, Perceptible
Derivative terms: Audibility, Audibleness, Hear
Antonyms: Inaudible



Definition of Hearable

1. Adjective. That can be heard; audible ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hearable

1. hear [adj] - See also: hear

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hearable

heaps
heapsort
heapsorted
heapsorting
heapy
hear
hear, hear
hear both sides
hear of
hear on the grapevine
hear out
hear things
hear through the grapevine
hear ye
hearable (current term)
heard
heardest
heards
heardst
heare
hearer
hearers
hearership
heares
hearest
heareth
hearie
hearies
heariness

Literary usage of Hearable

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1. Anastasius: Or, Memoirs of a Greek : Written at the Close of the 18th Century by Thomas Hope (1836)
"... hearable until I was half starved. This old friend now met me with a totally new face: for though he knew me to possess the amplest means, ..."

2. The Beginnings of Science, Biologically and Psychologically Considered by Edward John von Komorowski Menge (1918)
"All he must do is to know a logical and necessary CONCLUSION, without attempting to formulate this conclusion into some form that is seeable or hearable. ..."

3. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen (1899)
"There is something new, fresh, and delicate about the little incident of the flower. It redeems Jenny, and renders that young prig Jessamy hearable. ..."

4. Music (1900)
"All are very modern, but all three are singable as well as playable; and hearable, too, it may be added. Modulation is very rarely employed so discreetly ..."

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