Meaning & Definition of Listen in English
1. Hear with intention
- "Listen to the sound of this cello"
2. Listen and pay attention
- "Listen to your father"
- "We must hear the expert before we make a decision"
- take heed
3. Pay close attention to
- Give heed to
- "Heed the advice of the old men"
Examples of using
Don't listen to him, Mary. He fooled the poor girl all the way, that rascal!
If they won't listen to reason, we'll have to resort to force.
Please listen to reason.