• Hearing Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A listening to facts and evidence, for the sake of adjudication; a session of a court for considering proofs and determining issues.
- (n.) Attention to what is delivered; opportunity to be heard; audience; as, I could not obtain a hearing.
- (n.) Extent within which sound may be heard; sound; earshot.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hear
- (n.) The act or power of perceiving sound; perception of sound; the faculty or sense by which sound is perceived; as, my hearing is good.
• Hear Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To give attention to as a teacher or judge.
- (v. t.) To give audience or attention to; to listen to; to heed; to accept the doctrines or advice of; to obey; to examine; to try in a judicial court; as, to hear a recitation; to hear a class; the case will be heard to-morrow.
- (v. i.) To have the sense or faculty of perceiving sound.
- (v. t.) To accede to the demand or wishes of; to listen to and answer favorably; to favor.
- (v. i.) To be informed by oral communication; to be told; to receive information by report or by letter.
- (v. t.) To perceive by the ear; to apprehend or take cognizance of by the ear; as, to hear sounds; to hear a voice; to hear one call.
- (v. t.) To attend, or be present at, as hearer or worshiper; as, to hear a concert; to hear Mass.
- (v. i.) To use the power of perceiving sound; to perceive or apprehend by the ear; to attend; to listen.