Definitions For Hearing


  • The act of hearing attentively
  • (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
  • The ability to hear; the auditory faculty
  • A session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken
  • The range within which a voice can be heard
  • An opportunity to state your case and be heard
  • The sense through which a person or animal is aware of sound : the ability to hear
  • The distance within which someone's voice can be heard
  • An opportunity to explain why you did, said, or believe something


  • Able to perceive sound

Is Hearing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Hearing is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hearing in a Sentence

  • He suffered some loss of hearing in his right ear.
  • Let's make sure she's out of hearing before I tell you what I got her for her birthday

Synonyms for Hearing

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