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 Dictionary entry overview: What does listening mean? 

  The noun LISTENING has 1 sense:

1. the act of hearing attentively

  Familiarity information: LISTENING used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1listening [BACK TO TOP]


The act of hearing attentively

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


listening; hearing

Context examples:

you can learn a lot by just listening / they make good music--you should give them a hearing

Hypernyms ("listening" is a kind of...):

perception; sensing (becoming aware of something via the senses)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "listening"):

auscultation (listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope))

rehearing; relistening (the act of hearing again)

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