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Listen

Antonyms for listen:

disobey, ignore, forget.

Synonyms for listen:

Sense 1 (noun)

hearken, follow, hear from, overhear, listen in, hear out, eavesdrop, tune in.

listen (noun)

heed, take heed, mind.

hear (verb)

hear, attend.

hear and pay attention (verb)

hark, eavesdrop, observe, overhear, concentrate, hear out, hearken, mind, attend, harken, catch, tune in.

participate (verb)

tune in.

Sense 1

hear out, overhear, hone in on, get with, hear from.

Sense 2

look to, listener, zero in on, listen in.

Sense 3

concentrate, latch onto, devour.

Sense 4

load.

Sense 5

hang on.

Sense 6

consider, turn to, look out.

Sense 7

focus.

Sense 18

track.

Sense 28

catch.

harken

hark.

hear

overhear, hearken.

notice

hearken.

overhear

eavesdrop.

Other synonyms and related words:

get wind, get a line, find out, consider, beware, listener, take heed, discover, concentrate, list, track, hear out, tune in, focus, listen in, observe, hearken, learn, overhear, look out, get word, see, mind, heed, follow, try, take care, bear in mind, attend, catch, hark, harken, eavesdrop.

Usage examples for listen:

  • I shall ask you to listen. - "Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water", Lowell, Orson.
  • I tried to get her to listen to reason, but she wouldn't hear a word. - "The Desired Woman", Will N. Harben.

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