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