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Definitions for auditory
ˈɔ dɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i-au·di·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. auditory, audile, auditiveadjective

    of or relating to the process of hearing

    "auditory processing"; "an audile person"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Auditoryadjective

    That which has the power of hearing.

    Etymology: auditorius, Lat.

    Is not hearing performed by the vibrations of some medium, excited in the auditory nerves by the tremours of the air, and propagated through the capillaments of those nerves? Newton.

  2. Auditorynoun

    Etymology: auditorium, Lat.

    Met in the church, I look upon you as an auditory fit to be waited on, as you are, by both universities. South.

    Demades never troubled his head to bring his auditory to their wits, by dry reason. Roger L'Estrange.

    Several of this auditory were, perhaps, entire strangers to the person whose death we now lament. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Auditoryadjective

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

  2. Auditorynoun

    an assembly of hearers; an audience

  3. Auditorynoun

    an auditorium

  4. Etymology: [L. auditorius.]


  1. Auditory

    Of or relating to the process of hearing.


  1. Auditory

    relating to the sense of hearing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of auditory in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of auditory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of auditory in a Sentence

  1. Shaka Johnson:

    My auditory senses heard people shouting, Hes mental, hes mental. and heres why, heres why: They were improperly trained and did not have the proper equipment by which to effectuate their job.

  2. Toni Frallicciardi:

    I learned that every kid learns a different way and some kids are visual learners, some kids are auditory learners, some kids, you know, learn through touching or feeling, every time we do a lesson, I think, you know, how can they hear it, see it, feel it, taste it.

  3. John Fetterman:

    I’m eager to put my record and my values up against Dr. Oz’s any day of the week, as I recover from this stroke and improve my auditory processing and speech, I look forward to continuing to meet with the people of Pennsylvania.

  4. Arizona Sheriff Mark Napier:

    The wall is only a portion of the president's plan, the plan includes a lot of stuff that I think  would enjoy wide bipartisan support, but there's an auditory shutdown when people say two words: the wall.

  5. Daniel Abrams:

    The methods that we've used can be applied to understand how the brain tracks auditory information over time.

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