What does audition mean?

Definitions for audition
ɔˈdɪʃ ənau·di·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word audition.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hearing, audition, auditory sense, sense of hearing, auditory modality(noun)

    the ability to hear; the auditory faculty

    "his hearing was impaired"

  2. audition, tryout(verb)

    a test of the suitability of a performer

  3. audition, try out(verb)

    perform in order to get a role

    "She auditioned for a role on Broadway"

Wiktionary

  1. audition(Noun)

    A performance, by an aspiring performer, to demonstrate suitability or talent

    I've been to five auditions this week.

    Etymology: From auditio, from audio.

  2. audition(Noun)

    The sense of hearing

    His audition was poor.

    Etymology: From auditio, from audio.

  3. audition(Verb)

    To evaluate one or more performers in through an audition

    We auditioned several actors for the part.

    Etymology: From auditio, from audio.

  4. audition(Verb)

    To take part in such a performance

    Several actors auditioned for the part.

    Etymology: From auditio, from audio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Audition(noun)

    the act of hearing or listening; hearing

    Etymology: [L. auditio.]

Freebase

  1. Audition

    Audition is a 1999 Japanese psychological horror film, directed by Takashi Miike and starring Ryo Ishibashi and Eihi Shiina. It is based on a Ryu Murakami novel of the same title, from a screenplay by Daisuke Tengan. It is one of four horror films directed by Takashi Miike, the other three being One Missed Call, his contribution to the Masters of Horror series, "Imprint", and his segment in the anthology film Three... Extremes, "Box". Over the years, the film has developed a cult following.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of audition in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of audition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of audition in a Sentence

  1. John Athanason:

    We have a lot of girls who audition and very few of them would actually make it.

  2. Robert Pattinson:

    I remember when I first started acting, sort of 16 or 17, I think a lot of actors have their James Dean phase where every audition, no matter what the part is, they come in and do a James Dean impression. I definitely had one of those.

  3. Steve Way:

    There have been countless times where I have entered an audition and the casting director just immediately wrote me off without even seeing me on camera.

  4. Geoffrey Owens:

    I got to the point that I needed to take a job to pay my bills, to support my family, it was basically that, i wanted a job that had some flexibility, so that if I did stay in( the) entertainment industry, if I could continue to audition and do jobs if I could, and Trader Joe's provided that.

  5. Billy DaMota:

    Paying a fee to audition for a casting assistant in order to 'demystify the casting process' is like paying a hooker to become a better conversationalist.

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Translations for audition

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  • слух, прослушване, прослушвамBulgarian
  • Gehör, vorspielen, Casting, vorsingen, ein Casting veranstaltenGerman
  • audición, oídoSpanish
  • arvioida, koe-esiintyä, koe-esiintyminen, kuuloaisti, auditoida, kuuloFinnish
  • auditionner, auditionFrench
  • ascoltazione, audizione, ascoltareItalian
  • オーディションJapanese
  • 오디션Korean
  • daya dengar, audisi, pendengaran, uji bakatMalay
  • teste, ensaio, audiçãoPortuguese
  • проба, прослушивание, слухRussian
  • audicijaSerbo-Croatian

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