Listen

Definition of Listen

Lis´ten   Pronunciation: lĭs´'n
v. i.1.To give close attention with the purpose of hearing; to give ear; to hearken; to attend.
[imp. & p. p. Listened (lĭs"'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Listening.]
When we have occasion to listen, and give a more particular attention to some sound, the tympanum is drawn to a more than ordinary tension.
- Holder.
2.To give heed; to yield to advice; to follow admonition; to obey.
Listen to me, and by me be ruled.
- Tennyson.
To listen after
to take an interest in.
v. t.1.To attend to.

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