auditory definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with hearing, the organs of hearing, and/or feeling of hearing.
    • Of, or relating to hearing, or to the sense or organs of hearing
    • Of or related to hearing, or to the good sense or organs of hearing. See ear.
    • of or concerning the procedure of hearing
  • noun:
    • An assembly of hearers; a gathering.
    • An auditorium.
    • An assembly of hearers; an audience.
    • An auditorium.
    • a gathering; an assembly of hearers, as with a church, lecture-room, theater, etc.
    • someplace for hearing or even for the accommodation of hearers; an auditorium; specifically, in a church, the nave, where the hearers or congregation are put together.
    • A bench by which a judge sits to hear factors.
    • A lecture-room; a philosophical school.
  • others:
    • related to hearing or even to the good sense or body organs of hearing: as, the auditory nerve.
    • related to an auditorium; created for a gathering: because, the auditory element of a theater.

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