within hearing

within hearing
within hearing or within hearing distance
near enough for you to hear

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • within hearing — distance phrase near enough for you to hear Thesaurus: next to, near to and not far awaysynonym Main entry: hearing …   Useful english dictionary

  • within hearing — within the distance that one can hear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • within hearing distance — within hearing or within hearing distance near enough for you to hear …   English dictionary

  • Hearing — Hear ing, n. 1. The act or power of perceiving sound; perception of sound; the faculty or sense by which sound is perceived; as, my hearing is good. [1913 Webster] I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear. Job xlii. 5. [1913 Webster] Note:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hearing — [hir′iŋ] n. [ME heringe: see HEAR] 1. the act or process of perceiving sounds 2. the sense by which sounds are perceived 3. an opportunity to speak, sing, etc.; chance to be heard 4. a) a court appearance before a judge or court referee, other… …   English World dictionary

  • within cry of — Within hearing distance • • • Main Entry: ↑cry …   Useful english dictionary

  • within hail — within hearing distance, close enough to be heard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • within the sound of — within hearing range, near enough to be heard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hearing — hear|ing [ hırıŋ ] noun ** 1. ) uncount your ability to hear sounds: My hearing has deteriorated as I ve grown older. hearing loss: Prolonged exposure to loud noise can cause hearing loss. 2. ) count a meeting of a court of law or official… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • within (somebody's) hearing — in/within (sb s) ˈhearing idiom near enough to sb so that they can hear what is said Syn: ↑within earshot • She shouldn t have said such things in your hearing. • I had no reason to believe there was anyone within hearing …   Useful english dictionary

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