Definitions for auditoryˈɔ dɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
au•di•to•ryˈɔ dɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i-(adj.; n.)(pl.)-ries.
(adj.)pertaining to hearing, to the sense of hearing, or to the organs of hearing.
Category: Anatomy, Physiology
perceived through or resulting from the sense of hearing:
(n. Archaic.)an audience.
an auditorium, esp. the nave of a church.
Origin of auditory:
1350–1400; ME < LL audītōrius relating to hearing. See auditor , -tory1
auditory, audile, auditive(adj)
of or relating to the process of hearing
"auditory processing"; "an audile person"
of or pertaining to hearing, or to the sense or organs of hearing; as, the auditory nerve. See Ear
an assembly of hearers; an audience