Listen and State


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Listen verb – To pay attention especially through the act of hearing.
State is an antonym for listen.
Nearby Words: listening, listened, listener
Antonyms for Listen


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State verb – To convey in appropriate or telling terms.
Listen is an antonym for state in declare topic.
Nearby Words: statement, status, stated, stating, statesmanship
Antonyms for State
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Common collocations

reason listen reason state reason
pride listen pride state pride
way listen way state way
times listen times state times
Other nouns: opinions.

Both words in one sentence

  • Given that Sam and Dean drive state to state and coast to coast with nothing but a stack of classic rock tapes (Tapes!) to listen to, it provides both a soundtrack for the show, and an insight into the characters.
  • Useful Notes / Fascist Italy But he, once again victim of his own (very big) ego, refused to listen to reason and demanded the army be mobilized anyway, regardless of its pitiful state.
  • Alaska State Troopers real life example, if you listen closely to the background radio dispatcher, they have a 10-code for Moose stuck in greenhouse!
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State or Listen. 2016. Accessed November 24, 2020.

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