audience


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  • noun

Synonyms for audience

Synonyms for audience

the body of persons who admire a public personality, especially an entertainer

a chance to be heard

Synonyms for audience

a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance

the part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment

an opportunity to state your case and be heard

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a conference (usually with someone important)

References in classic literature ?
The audience listened breathless, but the words refused to come.
We shall be flat enough at night, when the drop falls on the second act, and the audience have seen the last of her.
Sarkoja, one of the older women who shared our domicile, had been present at the audience as one of the captive's guards, and it was toward her the question turned.
The audience began to anticipate it and to roar with delight when it came.
Speak, John Carter, Prince of Helium," cried a great noble from the audience, and the multitude echoed his permission, until the building rocked with the noise of their demonstration.
At the close of the audience Kulan Tith announced that he would have me accompany him upon the way to meet his royal guest, and as I departed with an officer who was to procure proper trappings and a suitable mount for me, both Matai Shang and Thurid seemed most sincere in professing their pleasure at having had an opportunity to know me.
Moreover, the Cardinal de Bourbon was a handsome man,--he wore a fine scarlet robe, which he carried off very well,--that is to say, he had all the women on his side, and, consequently, the best half of the audience.
I knew that the audience would be largely composed of the most influential class of white men and women, and that it would be a rare opportunity for me to let them know what we were trying to do at Tuskegee, as well as to speak to them about the relations of the races.
All these things were repeatedly interrupted by the enthusiastic shouts of the audience.
So exalted was his reputation 'that,' says Downes, 'it has since been disputable among the judicious, whether any woman that succeeded him so sensibly touched the audience as he.
The audience knew what the woman in the play did not know, that it was for love of her that the man had sinned, to save her from a terrible danger which had hovered very near her life.
He had caught their interest, and the audience urged the chairman by acclamation to extend Martin's time.
His audience applauded him--and so, for that time, the skirmish ended.
I moved to the front of the box to look at the audience.
The dancer's smile of stereotyped enthusiasm was turned for ten minutes upon the faces of her audience.