Definitions for auditoryˈɔ dɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

au•di•to•ryˈɔ dɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i-(adj.; n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. (adj.)pertaining to hearing, to the sense of hearing, or to the organs of hearing.

    Category: Anatomy, Physiology

  2. perceived through or resulting from the sense of hearing:

    auditory hallucinations.

  3. (n. Archaic.)an audience.

  4. an auditorium, esp. the nave of a church.

Origin of auditory:

1350–1400; ME < LL audītōrius relating to hearing. See auditor , -tory1



Princeton's WordNet

  1. auditory, audile, auditive(adj)

    of or relating to the process of hearing

    "auditory processing"; "an audile person"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Auditory(adj)

    of or pertaining to hearing, or to the sense or organs of hearing; as, the auditory nerve. See Ear

  2. Auditory(noun)

    an assembly of hearers; an audience

  3. Auditory(noun)

    an auditorium


  1. Auditory

    Of or relating to the process of hearing.

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