Definitions for hearing

Definitions for (noun) hearing

Main entry: listening, hearing

Definition: the act of hearing attentively

Usage: you can learn a lot by just listening; they make good music--you should give them a hearing

Main entry: hearing

Definition: (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence

Main entry: hearing, audition, auditory modality, auditory sense, sense of hearing

Definition: the ability to hear; the auditory faculty

Usage: his hearing was impaired

Main entry: hearing

Definition: a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken

Usage: the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago

Main entry: earreach, earshot, hearing

Definition: the range within which a voice can be heard

Usage: the children were told to stay within earshot

Main entry: audience, hearing

Definition: an opportunity to state your case and be heard

Usage: they condemned him without a hearing; he saw that he had lost his audience

Definitions for (adj) hearing

Main entry: hearing

Definition: able to perceive sound

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