Listen Synonyms and Antonyms

lĭs'ən

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Synonyms for Listen

To hear something without the speaker's awareness or intent.
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To endeavor to hear
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To listen.
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To endeavor to hear
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To hear with attention; to regard.
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To endeavor to hear
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(Archaic) To wait for; expect.
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(With relationship implied by context) To obtain (a pet) from a shelter or the wild.
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To provide entertainment.
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(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
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(Intransitive, archaic) To pay attention, care.
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To endeavor to hear
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To endeavor to hear
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To listen without participating.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) To attend; to be attentive; to focus one's attention.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) To listen: to devote one's attention to an auditory event.
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To listen attentively; often used in the imperative.
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To select a channel, station, etc., as on television or radio.
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To endeavor to hear
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To receive advice cordially
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To receive advice cordially
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(Idiomatic) To listen to someone until that person has finished.
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To endeavor to hear
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To endeavor to hear
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To endeavor to hear
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(Carpentry) To cut away a narrow strip, as of sapwood, from the edge of.
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To endeavor to hear
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To receive advice cordially
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(Sports) To receive a pass or a kicked ball, for example.
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To endeavor to hear
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To keep close watch over; supervise:
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To greet, receive, or entertain (another or others) cordially or hospitably.
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(Intransitive) To give warrant or allowance, to grant opportunity or permission (+ of).
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To come to or toward a common center
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To practice auscultation; to examine by auscultation.
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To have a normally functioning ear or ears; be able to hear sounds
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To receive (a radio signal or the like).
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To attend an academic class on a not-for-academic-credit basis.
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To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed
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To carry out or comply with (a command, for example).
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To gain access to private electronic communications, as through wiretapping or the interception of e-mail or cell phone calls.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic, archaic, often with of) To pay attention.
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Antonyms for Listen

(Law) To reject (a bill of indictment) for lack of evidence
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To decline to accept, agree to, or do something
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To endeavor to hear
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To refuse or reject as wrong or disgraceful
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(Card Games) To remove (a card or cards) from one's hand
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To utter words with the ordinary voice; talk
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To endeavor to hear
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To disregard is defined as to ignore or treat with a lack of respect.
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To communicate, usually by means of speech.
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Words Related to Listen

Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sound
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