Meaning of LISTEN in English

v. Function: verb

to perceive by ear usually with careful or responsive attention FF1C; now hear me; listen to my words FF1E;

Synonyms: attend, hark, hear, hearken, heed

Idioms: give a hearing to, give ear to, hang upon the lips ( or words) of, keep one's ears open, lend one's ( or an) ear, prick up one's ears, strain one's ears

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.