HyperDic: hearing

English > 7 senses of the word hearing:
NOUNacthearing(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
statehearing, audiencean opportunity to state your case and be heard
locationhearing, earshot, earreachthe range within which a voice can be heard
acthearing, listeningthe act of hearing attentively
communicationhearinga session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken
cognitionhearing, audition, auditory sense, sense of hearing, auditory modalitythe ability to hear
ADJECTIVEallhearingable to perceive sound
hearing > pronunciation
Soundshhiy'rihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > hearing: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningable to perceive sound.
Narrowersharp-eared, quick-earedHaving keen hearing
Oppositedeaflacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part
Spanishoyente
English > hearing: 7 senses > noun 1, act
Meaning(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.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narroweradministrative hearingA hearing that takes place outside the judicial process before hearing examiners who have been granted judicial authority specifically for the purpose of conducting such hearings
competence hearingA hearing to determine legal capacity (to determine whether the defendant can understand the charges and cooperate with a lawyer in preparing a defense)
fair hearingA hearing that is granted in extraordinary situations where the normal judicial process would be inadequate to secure due process because the person would be harmed or denied their rights before a judicial remedy became available (as in deportation or loss of welfare benefits)
quo warrantoA hearing to determine by what authority someone has an office or franchise or liberty
Broaderproceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
Spanishvista
Catalanvista
English > hearing: 7 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn opportunity to state your case and be heard.
Example"they condemned him without a hearing"
Synonymaudience
Broaderopportunity, chanceA possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
Spanishaudiencia, vista
Catalanaudiència, vista
English > hearing: 7 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe range within which a voice can be heard.
Synonymsearshot, earreach
Broaderrange, reachThe limits within which something can be effective / effective
English > hearing: 7 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of hearing attentively.
Example "they make good music--you should give them a hearing"
Synonymlistening
Narrowerauscultationlistening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
relistening, rehearingThe act of hearing again
Broadersensing, perceptionBecoming aware of something via the senses
Spanishaudición
Catalanaudició
Verbshearlisten and pay attention
English > hearing: 7 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken.
Example"the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago"
Narrowerconfirmation hearingA hearing held by the US Senate to gather information on whether to approve or reject candidates for high federal office who are nominated by the president
BroadersessionA meeting for execution of a group's functions
Verbshearexamine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process
English > hearing: 7 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningThe ability to hear; the auditory faculty.
Example"his hearing was impaired"
Synonymsaudition, auditory sense, sense of hearing, auditory modality
Category ofauditory systemThe sensory system for hearing
Narrowerabsolute pitch, perfect pitchThe ability to identify the pitch of a tone
earGood hearing
Broaderexteroceptionsensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
modality, sense modality, sensory systemA particular sense
Spanishaudición, facultad auditiva, modalidad auditiva, oído, sentido auditivo, sentido del oído
Catalanaudició, facultat auditiva, oïda, sentit auditiu
Adjectivesauditory, audile, auditiveof or relating to the process of hearing
Verbshearperceive (sound) via the auditory sense

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