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listen

lis·ten

listen

 
 
pronunciation:
lI sn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: listened, listening, listens
definition 1: to try to hear.
I listened for the sound of my mother's car in the driveway.
synonyms:
attend
definition 2: to pay attention to.
Listen to the rushing stream, the bird's song, and the wind in the trees.
synonyms:
attend
similar words:
mind, obey
derivation: listener (n.)
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  • listener:
    a person who listens.
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