Associations to the word «Audience»


AUDIENCE, noun. (now rare) Hearing; the condition or state of hearing or listening. [from 14th c.]
AUDIENCE, noun. A group of people within hearing; specifically, a large gathering of people listening to or watching a performance, speech, etc. [from 15th c.]
AUDIENCE, noun. A widespread or nationwide viewing or listening public, as of a TV or radio network or program.
AUDIENCE, noun. A formal meeting with a state or religious dignitary. [from 16th c.]
AUDIENCE, noun. The readership of a book or other written publication. [from 19th c.]
AUDIENCE, noun. A following. [from 20th c.]
AUDIENCE LEFT, noun. On the left side of the stage when viewed from the audience facing the stage, stage right.
AUDIENCE RIGHT, noun. On the right side of the stage when viewed from the audience facing the stage, stage left.

Dictionary definition

AUDIENCE, noun. A gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance; "the audience applauded"; "someone in the audience began to cough".
AUDIENCE, noun. The part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment; "every artist needs an audience"; "the broadcast reached an audience of millions".
AUDIENCE, noun. An opportunity to state your case and be heard; "they condemned him without a hearing"; "he saw that he had lost his audience".
AUDIENCE, noun. A conference (usually with someone important); "he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king".

Wise words

Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe