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Of or relating to hearing; auditory.

[From Latin audīre, to hear; see au- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈɔːdɪl; ˈɔːdaɪl) psychol
(Psychology) a person who possesses a faculty for auditory imagery that is more distinct than his visual or other imagery
(Psychology) of or relating to such a person
[C19: from aud(itory) + -ile]
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(ˈɔ dɪl, -daɪl)

1. of, pertaining to, or affecting the auditory nerves or the sense of hearing.
2. oriented to or relying heavily on the faculty of hearing.
[1885–90; aud (itory) + (tact)ile]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.audile - one whose mental imagery is auditory rather than visual or motor
beholder, observer, perceiver, percipient - a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
Adj.1.audile - of or relating to the process of hearingaudile - of or relating to the process of hearing; "auditory processing"; "an audile person"
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