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Detailed Translations for listener from English to French


to listen verb (listens, listened, listening)

  1. to listen (listen to; hear out)
    écouter; entendre; être à l'écoute; prêter l'oreille
    • écouter verb (écoute, écoutes, écoutons, écoutez, )
    • entendre verb (entends, entend, entendons, entendez, )
  2. to listen (hear)
    écouter; entendre; être à l'écoute
    • écouter verb (écoute, écoutes, écoutons, écoutez, )
    • entendre verb (entends, entend, entendons, entendez, )
  3. to listen (obey; comply; heed)
    obéir; obéir à; suivre; se soumettre
    • obéir verb (obéis, obéit, obéissons, obéissez, )
    • obéir à verb
    • suivre verb (suis, suit, suivons, suivez, )
  4. to listen (listen carefully; attend)
  5. to listen
    – To wait for incoming traffic, calls or connection requests on a port. 1
    • écouter verb (écoute, écoutes, écoutons, écoutez, )

Conjugations for listen:

  1. listen
  2. listen
  3. listens
  4. listen
  5. listen
  6. listen
simple past
  1. listened
  2. listened
  3. listened
  4. listened
  5. listened
  6. listened
present perfect
  1. have listened
  2. have listened
  3. has listened
  4. have listened
  5. have listened
  6. have listened
past continuous
  1. was listening
  2. were listening
  3. was listening
  4. were listening
  5. were listening
  6. were listening
  1. shall listen
  2. will listen
  3. will listen
  4. shall listen
  5. will listen
  6. will listen
continuous present
  1. am listening
  2. are listening
  3. is listening
  4. are listening
  5. are listening
  6. are listening
  1. be listened
  2. be listened
  3. be listened
  4. be listened
  5. be listened
  6. be listened
  1. listen!
  2. let's listen!
  3. listened
  4. listening
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they


  1. listen (now listen)

Translation Matrix for listen:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
écoute hearing; listening; listening to
écouter hearing; listening; listening to
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
entendre hear; hear out; listen; listen to aim at; be on to; capture; catch; contain; get to know; grab; grasp; grip; hear; hold; interpret; learn; mean; realise; realize; rumble to; see through; seize; take up; trap; understand
faire attention attend; listen; listen carefully attend to; be alert; be careful; beware; listen carefully; look out; mind; pay attention; pay attention to; take care; watch; watch for; watch out
obéir comply; heed; listen; obey
obéir à comply; heed; listen; obey obey
prêter l'oreille hear out; listen; listen to learn
se soumettre comply; heed; listen; obey obey
suivre comply; heed; listen; obey chase; come after; comply with; ensue; follow; go after; imitate; keep pace with; keep up with; live up to; pursue; run after; trace; track; tread on; tread upon; walk over; walk upon
écouter hear; hear out; listen; listen to eavesdropping; hearing; learn; lend an ear; listening
écouter bien attend; listen; listen carefully
être à l'écoute hear; hear out; listen; listen to learn
- hear; heed; mind; take heed
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
écoute listen; now listen

Related Words for "listen":

Synonyms for "listen":

Related Definitions for "listen":

  1. hear with intention2
  2. listen and pay attention2
  3. pay close attention to; give heed to2
  4. To wait for incoming traffic, calls or connection requests on a port.1

Wiktionary Translations for listen:

  1. to hear (something)
  2. to accept advice or obey instruction
  3. to expect or wait for a sound
    • listen → tendre l'oreille; guetter
  4. to pay attention to a sound
Cross Translation:
listen obéir à; écouter luisteren — een bevel opvolgen
listen écouter luisteren — gericht waarnemen met het oor
listen écouter herhören — K|intrans.|ugs. jemandem aufmerksam zuhören
listen écouter; tendre l'oreille horchen — heimlich bei etwas zuhören
listen écouter zuhören — (jemanden/etwas) bewusst hören


listener [the ~] noun

  1. the listener
    l'écouteur; l'auditeur
  2. the listener (auditor; observer)

Translation Matrix for listener:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
auditeur auditor; listener; observer accountant; auditor; chartered accountant; concert visitor
écouteur listener earpiece; telephone receiver
- attender; auditor; hearer

Related Words for "listener":

  • listeners

Synonyms for "listener":

Related Definitions for "listener":

  1. someone who listens attentively2
  2. A local environment (LE) associated with an application, where the LE monitors the TCP/IP or SNA network for requests to the application.1

Wiktionary Translations for listener:

  1. someone who listens
  1. Celui, celle qui écoute un discours, une lecture, un récit, une leçon, une exécution musicale, etc.
  2. Celui, celle qui a l’habitude d’écouter, par une curiosité indiscret, ce qu’on ne vouloir pas lui faire connaître. Ne s’emploie guère que dans cette phrase familière :