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Definition of Listen

Listen
Listen Lis"ten, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Listened; p. pr. & vb. n. Listening.] [OE. listnen, listen, lustnen, lusten, AS. hlystan; akin to hlyst hearing, OS. hlust, Icel. hlusta to listen, hlust ear, AS. hlosnian to wait in suspense, OHG. hlos[=e]n to listen, Gr. ?, and E. loud. [root]41. See Loud, and cf. List to listen.] 1. To give close attention with the purpose of hearing; to give ear; to hearken; to attend. When we have occasion to listen, and give a more particular attention to same 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. [Obs.] Soldiers note forts, armories, and magazines; scholars listen after libraries, disputations, and professors. --Fuller. Syn: To attend; hearken. See Attend.
Listen
Listen Lis"ten, v. t. To attend to. [Obs.] --Shak.

Meaning of Listen from wikipedia

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- Ludwig van Beethoven (/ˈlʊdvɪɡ væn ˈbeɪt(h)oʊvən/ ( listen); German: [ˈluːtvɪç fan ˈbeːthoːfn̩] ( listen); baptised 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was...
- Breakthrough Listen is a science-based program to search for intelligent extraterrestrial communications in the Universe. With $100 million in funding...
- The Nasdaq Stock Market (/ˈnæzˌdæk/ ( listen), also known simply as Nasdaq) is an American stock exchange. It is the second-largest stock exchange in the...
- Wikipedia (/ˌwɪkɪˈpiːdiə/ ( listen), /ˌwɪkiˈpiːdiə/ ( listen) WIK-ih-PEE-dee-ə) is a multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia based on a model of openly...
- "Listen to the Music" is a song recorded by The Doobie Brothers on their second album Toulouse Street. This song was The Doobie Brothers' first big hit...
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