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acoustic relating to the science of sound.
acoustical relating to the science of sound.
acoustically (Adv.) ACOUSTIC, relating to the science of sound.
audial relating to hearing or sounds.
audient listening, paying attention; (noun) a hearer.
auditive of or pertaining to hearing; (noun) a group of listeners.
auditress a female hearer.
earless without ears; hence, deaf or unwilling to hear.
earshot hearing range.
hark to listen.
harken to listen.
harkener one who harkens.
hearable that can be heard.
hearer one that hears.
hearken to listen.
hearkener one who hearkens.
hearsay that which one hears or has heard someone say; report, rumour, common talk.
inaudible that cannot be heard.
inaudibly (Adv.) INAUDIBLE, that cannot be heard.
infrasonic having or relating to a frequency below the audibility range of the human ear.
lest in case; (verb, Spenser) to listen.
listen to make conscious use of the sense of hearing.
listenable pleasant to listen to.
listener one that listens.
lithe supple (verb, obs.) to listen
mishear to hear incorrectly.
outhear to surpass in hearing.
overhear to hear without the speaker's knowledge or intention.
subaural below the normal range of hearing.
unlistened not listened to.
wiretap to tap a phone wire so as to listen in to conversations.
wiretapping the act of tapping a phone wire so as to listen in to conversations.