Hearings Meaning

There are 7 meaning(s) for word hearings

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Hearings Meaning 1 : the act of hearing attentively

    Example : they make good music--you should give them a hearing

    Synonyms : listening
Hearings Meaning 2 : an opportunity to state your case and be heard

    Example : they condemned him without a hearing

    Synonyms : audience
Hearings Meaning 3 : the ability to hear; the auditory faculty

    Example : his hearing was impaired

    Synonyms : audition,  auditory modality,  auditory sense,  sense of hearing
Hearings Meaning 4 : the range within which a voice can be heard

    Synonyms : earreach,  earshot
Hearings Meaning 5 : able to perceive sound

Hearings Meaning 6 : a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken

    Example : the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago

Hearings Meaning 7 : (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