HyperDic: audition

English > 3 senses of the word audition:
VERBcreationaudition, try outperform in order to get a role
NOUNcognitionaudition, hearing, auditory sense, sense of hearing, auditory modalitythe ability to hear
actaudition, tryouta test of the suitability of a performer
audition > pronunciation
Soundsaadih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > audition: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe ability to hear; the auditory faculty.
Synonymshearing, 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
English > audition: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA test of the suitability of a performer.
Synonymtryout
Narrowerscreen testA filmed audition of an actor or actress
Broadertest, trial, runThe act of testing something
Spanishaudición, prueba
Catalanaudició
Verbsauditionperform in order to get a role
English > audition: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningPerform in order to get a role.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"She auditioned for a role on Broadway"
Synonymtry out
Categoryperforming artsarts or skills that require public performance
Narrowerreadaudition for a stage role by reading parts of a role
BroaderperformGive a performance (of something)
Nounsauditiona test of the suitability of a performer

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