What does listening mean?

Definitions for listening
lis·ten·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. listening, hearing(noun)

    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. listening(Noun)

    Action of the verb listening

    You can learn a lot from grandparents by listening.

  2. listening(Noun)

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

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

  3. listening(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Listening

    of Listen

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

How to pronounce listening?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say listening in sign language?

  1. listening

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. Stella Terrill Mann:

    Listening is a form of accepting.

  2. Ancient Egyptian:

    Behind each wall are ears listening

  3. Mark Pocan:

    We’re listening to the grassroots.

  4. RAMANA PEMMARAJU:

    Are you listening to Life or your Mind?

  5. Anonymous:

    No one is listening until you make a mistake.

Images & Illustrations of listening

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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