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listening, present participle; listened, past tense; listens, 3rd person singular present; listened, past participle;
  1. Give one's attention to a sound
    • - evidently he was not listening
    • - sit and listen to the radio
  2. Take notice of and act on what someone says; respond to advice or a request
    • - I told her over and over again, but she wouldn't listen
  3. Make an effort to hear something; be alert and ready to hear something
    • - they listened for sounds from the baby's room
  4. Used to urge someone to pay attention to what one is going to say
    • - listen, I've got an idea

  1. the act of hearing attentively; "you can learn a lot by just listening"; "they make good music--you should give them a hearing"
  2. (listen) hear with intention; "Listen to the sound of this cello"
  3. listen and pay attention; "Listen to your father"; "We must hear the expert before we make a decision"
  4. (listen) heed: pay close attention to; give heed to; "Heed the advice of the old men"
  5. Hearing (or audition; adjectival form: "auditory" or "aural") is one of the traditional five senses. It is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations via an organ such as the ear. The inability to hear is called deafness.
  6. *For the Lights album, see The Listening (album). For the Little Brother album, see The Listening (Little Brother album).
  7. The Listening is the debut studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Lights. It was released on September 22, 2009 in Canada.
  8. The Listening is the debut album of North Carolina trio Little Brother. It was released in early 2003 on ABB Records. The album became a surprise word-of-mouth sensation among underground rap fans, despite its lack of promotion, guest appearances, or extensive distribution.
  9. (Listen!!!) "Listen!!!" is the first single from Talib Kweli's album Eardrum. The song is produced by Kwamé, and addresses the declining state of quality Hip Hop music. The song's music video was released in August 2006 and consists mostly of Talib Kweli walking and rapping with earphones on.
  10. (Listen!) Stephanie S. Tolan is an American author. She wrote the book Surviving the Applewhites, which won her a Newbery Honor. She was born in Ohio in 1942 and currently lives in Charlotte, NC, with her husband.
  11. Action of the verb to listen; Of something that listens, or is used in order to listen
  12. (listen) To pay attention to a sound, to note; To wait for a sound, such as a signal; To accept or obey oral instruction; To hear (something or someone), to pay attention to
  13. (LISTEN) represents waiting for a connection request from any remote TCP and port. (usually set by TCP servers)
  14. (LISTEN) to what is going on around you. Do you hear sirens? Could it be emergency vehicles? Are they headed toward you? Is your vehicle making strange noises as you drive or after you have turned off the engine? ...
  15. (Listen) Be a good listener for parents when the kids are talking about peer pressure among them, then the child will support the rejection of the drug.
  16. (Listen) Game- “Slangin’ Rocks” (No DJ)
  17. (Listen) I try and listen to my body. So often eating for me is tied to social events. Friend is coming into town? Why, dinner reservations are made at a favorite restaurant! Colleague leaving town? Celebratory drinks at the local bar! Etc, etc. ...
  18. (Listen) It does no good to ask for feedback if you do not really listen with an open mind.
  19. (Listen) The first podcast in the series features the North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis):
  20. (Listen) there's nothing wrong with emotion.
  21. (Listen) to correct pronunciation of the difficult words with built-in German Sound Module provided by ARD databank, containing audio samples pre-recorded by native speakers; with sound module you won’t hesitate how to pronounce such words like Ayurveda, Baht, Micropayment, Nonprofitunternehmen, ...
  22. (listen) hieran; hlystan; gehlystan
  23. (listen) literally. The quieter your feet, the better you run.
  24. (listen) to hear someone else's message and gain meaning from it
  25. (listens) mobile phone messages that you let others listen to. In school if you have a popular “listen” you might charge the listeners the cost the service provider charges for the call.