within hearing distance

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

English dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

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

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

  • 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 hail — phrasal : within hearing distance within hail of the telephone Nevil Shute * * * (or within hailing distance) at a distance within which someone may be called to; within earshot …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 reach — Synonyms and related words: about, accessible, along toward, approachable, around, at close quarters, at hand, attainable, attendant, available, close, close about, close at hand, close by, come at able, fast by, findable, getatable, gettable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • within call — phrasal : within hearing or reach of a summons : subject to summons * * * within call Within calling distance • • • Main Entry: ↑call * * * near enough to be summoned by calling she moved into the guest room, within call of her father s room …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”