Auditory

  • 1 Auditory — means of or relating to the process of hearing:* Auditory system, the neurological structures and pathways of sound perception. * Sound, the physical signal perceived by the auditory system. * Hearing (sense), is the auditory sense, the sense by… …

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  • 2 Auditory — Au di*to*ry, a. [L. auditorius.] Of or pertaining to hearing, or to the sense or organs of hearing; as, the auditory nerve. See {Ear}. [1913 Webster] {Auditory canal} (Anat.), the tube from the auditory meatus or opening of the ear to the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 auditory — auditory, acoustic, acoustical mean of or relating to the hearing of sounds. Auditory often stresses hearing more than sound {the auditory powers of a dog} {the auditorysensitivity of an individual’s organs of hearing} Acoustic emphasizes sound… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 Auditory — Au di*to*ry, n. [L. auditorium.] 1. An assembly of hearers; an audience. [1913 Webster] 2. An auditorium. Udall. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 auditory — (adj.) 1570s, from L. auditorius pertaining to hearing, from auditor hearer (see AUDITOR (Cf. auditor)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 auditory — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to the sense of hearing …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 auditory — [ô′də tôr΄ē] adj. [L auditorius < auditor, AUDITOR] of or having to do with hearing or the organs of hearing n. pl. auditories [L auditorium] Archaic 1. an assembly of hearers; audience 2. an auditorium auditorily adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 auditory — 1. Pertaining to the sense of hearing or to the system serving hearing. 2. Used to describe a person who preferentially uses verbal mental imagery. SEE ALSO: internal representation. [L. audio, pp. auditus, to hear] * * * au·di·to·ry ȯd ə .tōr ē …

    Medical dictionary

  • 9 auditory — [[t]ɔ͟ːdɪtri, AM tɔːri[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Auditory means related to hearing. [TECHNICAL] ...the limits of the human auditory range …

    English dictionary

  • 10 auditory — I. noun Etymology: Middle English auditorie, from Latin auditorium Date: 14th century 1. archaic audience 2. archaic auditorium II. adjective Etymology: Late Latin …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 auditory — auditorily, auditorially, adv. /aw di tawr ee, tohr ee /, adj., n., pl. auditories. adj. 1. Anat., Physiol. pertaining to hearing, to the sense of hearing, or to the organs of hearing. 2. perceived through or resulting from the sense of hearing:… …

    Universalium

  • 12 auditory — 1. adjective Of, or relating to hearing, or to the sense or organs of hearing Syn: otic 2. noun a) An assembly of hearers; an audience. ...and because …

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  • 13 auditory — adj. Auditory is used with these nouns: ↑hallucination, ↑perception, ↑stimulation, ↑stimulus, ↑system …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 auditory — au•di•to•ry [[t]ˈɔ dɪˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i [/t]] adj. n. pl. ries 1) anat. phl pertaining to hearing, to the sense of hearing, or to the organs of hearing 2) perceived through or resulting from the sense of hearing: auditory hallucinations[/ex] 3) an… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 auditory — /ˈɔdətri / (say awduhtree), / təri/ (say tuhree) adjective relating to hearing, to the sense of hearing, or to the organs of hearing: the auditory nerve. {Latin audītōrius} –auditorily, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 auditory — adj. [L. audire, to hear] Pertaining to the organs or sense of hearing …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 17 auditory — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. aural, otic; acoustic(al). See hearing. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. hearing, auricular, acoustic, aural, otic, auditive, audible; see also sensory 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 auditory — au|di|to|ry [ˈo:dıtəri US ˈo:dıto:ri] adj [only before noun] technical [Date: 1500 1600; : Late Latin; Origin: auditorius, from Latin audire; AUDIO] relating to the ability to hear …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 auditory — au|di|to|ry [ ɔdı,tɔri ] adjective TECHNICAL relating to hearing …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 auditory — adj. related to hearing, experienced through hearing …

    English contemporary dictionary


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