What does Listening mean?

Definitions for Listening
Lis·ten·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. listening, hearingnoun

    the act of hearing attentively

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

Wiktionary

  1. listeningnoun

    Action of the verb listening

    You can learn a lot from grandparents by listening.

  2. listeningnoun

    Skill or ability for nonnatives of English language of perceiving spoken English.

    You can improve your listening well by watching English-language films.

  3. listeningadjective

    Of something that listens, or is used in order to listen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Listening

    of Listen

Editors Contribution

  1. listeningverb

    Verb form of the word listen.

    The listening ear is important as listening is an art.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Listening' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3352

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Listening' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1189

Anagrams for Listening »

  1. enlisting

  2. tinseling

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Listening in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Listening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Listening in a Sentence

  1. Dan Simonds:

    People are listening and learning.

  2. Cory Booker:

    Look, there are a lot of people watching at home right now, listening to us, that are afraid because they are in crisis.

  3. David Duval:

    Listening to him talk about his golf right now, and how he's feeling and what he's doing on the golf course, he's talking about mental mistakes, he's been trying to force the issue too much. I think he's played a little bit too much. I think it's time for a breather, a chance to regroup and get ready for the summer season.

  4. Barbara Bowman:

    I knew that someday, someway, something would break, it was quite a moment to say finally, finally, somebody is listening, and now everyone is listening, and knows the truth.

  5. Famous US extradition casesThailand:

    For a short period of time, the government was listening, the government was recording.

Images & Illustrations of Listening

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