Synonyms for hearing

Grammar : Noun
Spell : heer-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈhɪər ɪŋ

Top 10 synonyms for hearing Other synonyms for the word hearing

Définition of hearing

Origin :
  • "perception by ear," early 13c., from present participle of hear. Meaning "a listening to evidence in a court of law" is from 1570s.
  • noun ability to perceive sound
  • noun opportunity to present views, knowledge, or skill
Example sentences :
  • We have not had an opportunity of hearing of Mr. Barlee, or what he has done since he was in Adelaide.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • He was fond of hearing Grace's enthusiastic views of things.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • As soon as they had gone out of my hearing I emerged from the brier thicket.
  • Extract from : « Biography of a Slave » by Charles Thompson
  • The wind was blowing the other way, and that might be the cause of his hearing no reply.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • But, before he was out of hearing, one of the maidens called after him.
  • Extract from : « The Three Golden Apples » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Hearing the friendly voices, he emerged uninjured from his retreat.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • Hubertine, hearing nothing more, not even a sigh, did not like to call again.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • This repetition was in a loud voice, so that any juryman dull of hearing might catch it.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Pasta, on hearing her sing, encouraged her, and recommended a teacher.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro
  • She but feebly blamed me, when she spoke, for not hearing what Mr. Solmes had to say.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson

Antonyms for hearing

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