listen for

Definition of listen for

:to pay attention to sounds in order to hear (something expected)
  • We listened for (the sound of) his footsteps.
  • We saw lightning and listened for the thunder.

Word by Word Definitions

listen play
  1. : to give ear to : hear

  2. : to pay attention to sound

  3. : to hear something with thoughtful attention : give consideration

  1. : an act of listening


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