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adjective as in hearing

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This may be because they can pause or go back and listen to the hard parts over and over.

It would be a shame to lose such important business because we stopped listening to what the customer wanted.

They are more open to listening to each other and to thinking about language more holistically.

In the 1960s, before online advertisers started serving custom-made ads that convinced you your iPhone was listening to your conversations, data scientists were engineering messages aimed at small groups of persuadable voters.

Over time, by listening to her, I was able to learn the crypto basics.

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I stood with a tape recorder, listening to men denounce the liberal media controlled by Jews.

I spent time yesterday listening to the music you made, and looking at the art you created.

But privately, it is listening to other theories, including those about an inside job.

It is impossible to calculate the full effect that watching this on television, listening on the radio must have had on Sam.

I could save myself a lot of time and aggravation if I just limited my listening to megastars and their hyped hits.

He caught himself in the act of listening to you too credulously—and that seemed to him unmanly and dishonorable.

He stood listening to what I was saying, and I recall that when I turned slightly and saw his face, it was terrible!

We squatted in the long grass and buck-brush, listening, and a few seconds later heard a horse snort distinctly.

Quickly he gained a sofa by the window and dropped down upon it, watching, listening.

After a few seconds of listening Bat nodded vigorously, and closed the door.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to listening, such as: accepting, attending, concentrating, hearkening, heeding, and interested.

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