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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
listen (verb)
transitive verb
intransitive verb
archaic to give ear to - hear
1.
to pay attention to sound - listen to music
2.
to hear something with thoughtful attention give consideration - listen to a plea
3.
to be alert to catch an expected sound - listen for his step
listen (noun)
an act of - listening
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
listen (verb)
to pay attention especially through the act of hearing
SYNONIMS:
attend, hark, harken, hear, hearken, heed, mind
prick up one's ears
NEAR ANTONYMS:
discount, disregard
ignore, tune out
listen (verb)
to take notice of and be guided by
SYNONIMS:
follow, listen (to), mind, note, observe, regard, watch
RELATED WORDS:
consider, contemplate, mull, ponder, weigh; comply (with), conform (to), keep, obey, respect; attend (to), hark (to), hear, hearken (to); mark, notice, see
NEAR ANTONYMS:
brush (aside off), discount, dismiss, gloss (over), gloze (over), neglect, pass over, pooh-pooh ( pooh), scorn, shrug off; defy, flout; slight, snub
disregard, ignore, tune out
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