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Synonyms for listening

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. listening, hearing(noun)

    the act of hearing attentively

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

    earshot, auditory sense, auditory modality, earreach, audition, sense of hearing, audience, hearing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. listening(n)

    hearkening, eavesdropping, auscultation, autophony

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "listening":

    listen, hearing, viewing, listener, look, eavesdropping, hear, tuning

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  1. Ringo Starr:

    It was emotional listening to John's version, cause he'd written other songs for me, so I thought no, I'm going to do this one.

  2. Tanya Saracho:

    I was listening to them, to respect and to be there the least amount that we could, because they're right. When you go... you kind of gentrify the neighborhood a little bit. And if you're in production three months, you're a gentrifying force. I get it.

  3. Benjamin W. Decker:

    Regardless of your exact posture, the goal is to be focused on the meditation itself, not allowing any discomfort or distractions to pull your mental attention away from your focus on listening to the Holy Spirit's voice.

  4. Roger Goodell:

    We, the National Football League, admit we were wrong for not listening to National Football League players earlier and encourage all to speak out and peacefully protest. We, the National Football League, believe black lives matter.

  5. Karen Bachus:

    After listening to the thoughts, concerns, and opinions of individuals in Warwick and nationwide, along with careful review and consideration, the Policy Subcommittee is recommending that Warwick School Committee allow students their choice of lunch regardless of their account status, this will prevent any emotional upset for our students and make certain that all of our students receive at least one nutritious meal every day at school.

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