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Synonyms for hearing

Synonyms for (noun) hearing

Synonyms: listening, hearing Definition: the act of hearing attentively Usage: you can learn a lot by just listening; they make good music--you should give them a hearing

Similar words: sensing, perception Definition: becoming aware of something via the senses

Synonyms: hearing Definition: (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence

Similar words: legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings Definition: (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

Synonyms: hearing, audition, auditory modality, auditory sense, sense of hearing Definition: the ability to hear; the auditory faculty Usage: his hearing was impaired

Similar words: sense modality, sensory system, modality Definition: a particular sense

Similar words: exteroception Definition: sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body

Synonyms: hearing Definition: a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken Usage: the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago

Similar words: session Definition: a meeting for execution of a group's functions Usage: it was the opening session of the legislature

Synonyms: earreach, earshot, hearing Definition: the range within which a voice can be heard Usage: the children were told to stay within earshot

Similar words: range, reach Definition: the limits within which something can be effective Usage: range of motion; he was beyond the reach of their fire

Synonyms: audience, hearing Definition: an opportunity to state your case and be heard Usage: they condemned him without a hearing; he saw that he had lost his audience

Similar words: chance, opportunity Definition: a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances Usage: the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington; now is your chance

Synonyms for (adjective) hearing

Synonyms: hearing Definition: able to perceive sound

Similar words: sharp-eared, quick-eared Definition: having keen hearing