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synonyms for listen

  • accept
  • admit
  • attend
  • get
  • observe
  • take notice
  • tune in
  • adopt
  • audit
  • auscultate
  • catch
  • concentrate
  • eavesdrop
  • entertain
  • hark
  • harken
  • hearken
  • mind
  • monitor
  • obey
  • overhear
  • receive
  • welcome
  • auscult
  • be all ears
  • be attentive
  • get a load of
  • give an audience to
  • give attention
  • give heed to
  • hang on words
  • hear out
  • hear tell
  • lend an ear
  • pick up on
  • prick up ears
  • take advice
  • take into consideration
  • take under advisement
  • tune in on
See also synonyms for: listened / listener / listening

antonyms for listen

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  • deny
  • dispute
  • ignore
  • miss
  • refuse
  • reject
  • disobey
  • disregard
  • forget
  • neglect
  • turn away
  • speak
  • talk
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How to use listen in a sentence

About a dozen attendees, socially distanced across the backyard, listened.
ELECTION LIVE UPDATES: TRUMP RETURNS TO WISCONSIN; BIDEN TO FACE LIVE AUDIENCE AT TOWN HALLCOLBY ITKOWITZ, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The real skill is pattern recognition over time of who is actually useful for good information — knowing who to listen to and for what.
STARTUP FOUNDERS MUST OVERCOME INFORMATION OVERLOADWALTER THOMPSONSEPTEMBER 17, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Instead, I took to spending whole days in the wetland, watching and listening.
HOW TO HUNT FOR STAR-NOSED MOLES (AND THEIR HOLES)KENNETH CATANIASEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
As always, thanks for the feedback and thanks for listening.
WHAT IF YOUR COMPANY HAD NO RULES? (BONUS EPISODE)MARIA KONNIKOVASEPTEMBER 12, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Even Spotify only shows you speed options when you’re listening to podcasts.
READ, WATCH, AND LISTEN TO THINGS FASTER THAN EVER BEFOREDAVID NIELDSEPTEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The reality of it is that in order to get just about anything done we do a lot of looking, listening and even smelling the other way.
WHAT’S SO FUNNY ABOUT MALE SEX WORKERS?EUGENE ROBINSONSEPTEMBER 6, 2020OZY
His voicemail indicated that he rarely, if ever, answers his phone and that he doesn’t listen to messages.
WHEN DID GAVIN MCINNES LOSE HIS MIND?EUGENE ROBINSONSEPTEMBER 6, 2020OZY
Recently I listened to The Outsiders audiobook, which my board member Adam D’Augelli recommended.
PODCAST RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A BETTER LIFE AND CAREER FROM FORTUNE’S 40 UNDER 40ARIC JENKINSSEPTEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
Something is happening to the way Americans listen to music.
IS SPOTIFY KILLING THE TOP 40?DAN KOPFSEPTEMBER 5, 2020QUARTZ
But he walked up and down the room and forced himself to listen, though he could scarcely bear it, I could see.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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WORDS RELATED TO LISTEN

  • catch
  • concentrate on
  • devote oneself
  • follow
  • get a load of
  • hear
  • hearken
  • heed
  • keep an eye on
  • lend an ear
  • listen
  • listen up
  • look after
  • look on
  • mark
  • mind
  • note
  • notice
  • observe
  • occupy oneself with
  • pay heed
  • pick up
  • regard
  • see to
  • watch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.