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Definition of "audition" []

  • A trial performance, as by an actor, dancer, or musician, to demonstrate suitability or skill. (noun)
  • The sense or power of hearing. (noun)
  • The act of hearing. (noun)
  • To take part in a trial performance: auditioned for the role and got it. (verb-intransitive)
  • To evaluate (a person) in a trial performance. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "audition" in a sentence
  • "Despite all this, we heard back about King 4 and moosebutter but not Wonder Voice, and no answer means no "audition"--really call back to sing in front of the live judges"
  • "10 November 2008 at 5: 02 pm aww that thing about Rob and the audition is soo cute. lol"
  • "But most of her audition was a belly dance for Steven."