Associations to the word «Audition»

Wiktionary

AUDITION, noun. (countable) A performance, by an aspiring performer, to demonstrate suitability or talent
AUDITION, noun. (uncountable) The sense of hearing
AUDITION, verb. (transitive) To evaluate one or more performers in through an audition.
AUDITION, verb. (intransitive) To take part in such a performance.

Dictionary definition

AUDITION, noun. The ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired".
AUDITION, noun. A test of the suitability of a performer.
AUDITION, verb. Perform in order to get a role; "She auditioned for a role on Broadway".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope