Dictionary Results for hearing|
1. hearing - noun
· (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
Hypernym(s): proceeding, legal_proceeding, proceedings
2. hearing - noun
· an opportunity to state your case and be heard; "they condemned him without a hearing"; "he saw that he had lost his audience"
Hypernym(s): opportunity, chance
3. hearing - noun
· the range within which a voice can be heard; "the children were told to stay within earshot"
Synonym(s): earshot, earreach
Hypernym(s): range, reach
4. 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"
Hypernym(s): sensing, perception
5. hearing - noun
· a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken; "the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago"
6. hearing - noun
· the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired"
Synonym(s): audition, auditory_sense, sense_of_hearing, auditory_modality
Hypernym(s): modality, sense_modality, sensory_system, exteroception
7. hear - verb
· perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
Hypernym(s): perceive, comprehend
8. hear - verb
· get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
Synonym(s): learn, get_word, get_wind, pick_up, find_out, get_a_line, discover, see
9. hear - verb
· examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California"
Hypernym(s): probe, examine
10. hear - verb
· receive a communication from someone; "We heard nothing from our son for five years"
Hypernym(s): pick_up, receive
11. hear - verb
· listen and pay attention; "Listen to your father"; "We must hear the expert before we make a decision"
Synonym(s): listen, take_heed
Hypernym(s): concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet
12. hearing - adjective
· able to perceive sound
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