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audible
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

7 uses
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Definition
capable of being heard
  • Not a soul passed that way for a long while, and the faint notes of the band were the only human sounds audible within the rim of blue hills.
    1 — The Maiden (6% in)
  • While yet many score yards off, other rhythmic sounds than those she had quitted became audible to her; sounds that she knew well—so well.
    1 — The Maiden (18% in)
  • Approaching the hay-trussers, she could hear the fiddled notes of a reel proceeding from some building in the rear; but no sound of dancing was audible—an exceptional state of things for these parts, where as a rule the stamping drowned the music.
    1 — The Maiden (82% in)
  • A particularly fine spring came round, and the stir of germination was almost audible in the buds; it moved her, as it moved the wild animals, and made her passionate to go.
    2 — Maiden No More (96% in)
  • "How warm 'tis to-day!" she said, almost inaudibly.
    3 — The Rally (67% in)
  • Tess could hear the occupants of the cottage—gathered together after their day's labour—talking to each other within, and the rattle of their supper-plates was also audible.
    5 — The Woman Pays (71% in)
  • His silent self-generated regrets were far bitterer than the reproaches which his wife rendered audible.
    6 — The Convert (56% in)

There are no more uses of "audible" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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