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1. hearing

noun. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] (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.

Synonyms

  • proceedings
  • proceeding
  • competence hearing
  • administrative hearing
  • legal proceeding
  • fair hearing

Antonyms

  • incapability
  • leave
  • stand still
  • upgrade

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Words that Rhyme with Hearing

  • disappearing
  • endearing
  • peering
  • jeering
  • earring

Example sentences of the word hearing


1. Noun, singular or mass
Mail your letter well before the sentencing hearing, so the judge has time to review it.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Listening is more than simply hearing the words being said.

Quotes containing the word hearing


1. I hope I inspire people who hear. Hearing people have the ability to remove barriers that prevent deaf people from achieving their dreams.
- Marlee Matlin

2. I loved my 17 years with R.E.M., but I'm ready to reflect, assess and move on to a different phase of my life. The four of us will continue our close friendship, and I look forward to hearing their future efforts as the world's biggest R.E.M. fan.
- Bill Berry

3. A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed, it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art.
- Charles Rosen

2. hard-of-hearing

adjective. having a hearing loss.

Synonyms

  • deaf

Antonyms

  • heedful
  • sensitize

3. hearing-impaired

adjective. having a hearing loss.

Synonyms

  • deaf

Antonyms

  • heedful
  • sensitize

4. hearing

noun. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] an opportunity to state your case and be heard.

Synonyms

  • chance
  • audience

Antonyms

  • tone-deaf
  • unheeding
  • indifferent

5. hearing

noun. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] the range within which a voice can be heard.

Synonyms

  • earshot
  • reach
  • range

Antonyms

  • unhearing
  • hearing-impaired
  • deafened
  • deaf-and-dumb

6. hearing

noun. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] the act of hearing attentively.

Synonyms

  • sensing
  • listening
  • relistening
  • perception
  • rehearing

Antonyms

  • figure
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out

7. hearing

adjective. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] able to perceive sound.

Synonyms

  • quick-eared

Antonyms

  • effector
  • inattention

8. hearing

noun. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] the ability to hear; the auditory faculty.

Synonyms

  • audition
  • perfect pitch
  • sense modality
  • absolute pitch
  • auditory sense
  • exteroception
  • sense of hearing
  • auditory modality
  • sensory system
  • modality

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • starve
  • impossibility
  • planned

9. hearing

noun. ['ˈhiːrɪŋ'] a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken.

Synonyms

  • session

Antonyms

  • deaf-mute
  • hard-of-hearing
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