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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. An act of listening to something

  1. hear with intention; "Listen to the sound of this cello"
  2. listen and pay attention; "Listen to your father"; "We must hear the expert before we make a decision"
  3. heed: pay close attention to; give heed to; "Heed the advice of the old men"
  4. (listening) the act of hearing attentively; "you can learn a lot by just listening"; "they make good music--you should give them a hearing"
  5. "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.
  6. 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.
  7. Listen was the second album release by the UK synthpop band A Flock of Seagulls, released in 1983. It teamed the musical group with record producer Mike Howlett again, except on the single release "(It's Not Me) Talking" which was produced by Bill Nelson. ...
  8. Listen is the second and final album from the Danish boy band C21, released on May 24, 2004.
  9. Listen is an album by Irish folk singer Christy Moore, released in Ireland on 17 April 2009 by Columbia Records. Recorded with long-time accompanist Declan Sinnott, it is his first studio album since 2005's Burning Times. The album debuted at number one on the Irish Albums Chart.
  10. Listen is the fourth album from Contemporary Christian music singer Cindy Morgan. It was released in 1996 by Word Records. It moved further from dance-pop into a singer-songwriterly vein.
  11. 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
  12. (listening) Action of the verb to listen; Of something that listens, or is used in order to listen
  13. (listening) a key selling skill, in that without good listening skills the process of questioning is rendered totally pointless.
  14. (Listening) the words we understand when we hear them
  15. (Listening) As a rule, the term applied to the audience of a station. Care must be used when wording questionnaires, do you mean “hearing” or “tuned-to” instead?
  16. (Listening) Billy takes a potion that makes him too strong; Ray listens to the town's sounds; Timmy tries to make Tommy get more punishment.
  17. (Listening) Shows by a range of verbal and non-verbal signals that the information being received is understood.
  18. (Listening) Technique (in which many band members are unskilled) employing the ears to judge one’s pitch relative to the band or to comprehend spoken directions of the band director.
  19. (Listening) The active process of receiving aural stimuli by hearing, selecting, attending, understanding, evaluating, and remembering. [SB]
  20. (Listening) This is a core practice of caring. The main aspect of it is receptive. Further it is receiving or learning from another in a way that is clear or clean of bias or judgement. ...
  21. (Listening) a very dangerous thing. If one listens one may be convinced.
  22. (Listening) in the blogosphere is the art of skimming feeds to see what topics are bubbling up, and also setting up searches that monitor when you or your organisation is mentioned.
  23. (Listening) is the process of learning what people are saying about you and where.
  24. (Listening) it is important to listen to other people's ideas. When people are allowed to freely express their ideas, these initial ideas will produce other ideas.
  25. (Listening) scarce labour, technological innovation, cultural heritage, make rash decisions