Definition for listen

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About a dozen attendees, socially distanced across the backyard, listened.

The real skill is pattern recognition over time of who is actually useful for good information — knowing who to listen to and for what.

Instead, I took to spending whole days in the wetland, watching and listening.

As always, thanks for the feedback and thanks for listening.

Even Spotify only shows you speed options when you’re listening to podcasts.

But if you listen to our leaders, they weren't the real targets here.

What an amazing thing to be able to listen to any music you want, a whole world of bands.

One of the rites of passage for every young political reporter is to listen to the elders tell stories about campaigns past.

But then I thought about the feedback I get from fans, yes we do listen to you, and thought why not?

Why would they listen to the radio when they can see the outside world?

But he walked up and down the room and forced himself to listen, though he could scarcely bear it, I could see.

Shopkeepers ran out of their shops, housewives craned over their balconies to listen to him.

I am always astonished, amazed and delighted afresh, and even as I listen I can hardly believe that the man can play so!

No one would listen to him but old Monsieur Farival, who went into convulsions over the droll story.

I knew, further, that Sunday could not be a day of rest for her, for of all his people she would have to listen to his preaching.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to listen, such as: accept, admit, attend, get, observe, and take notice.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.