Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  


Pronunciation:  `odi'towreeum

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the area of a theater or concert hall where the audience sits

AUDITORIUM is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: area, assembly hall



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Au`di*to"ri*um\, n. [L. See {Auditory}, n.]
The part of a church, theater, or other public building,
assigned to the audience.

Note: In ancient churches the auditorium was the nave, where
      hearers stood to be instructed; in monasteries it was
      an apartment for the reception of strangers.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: agora, amphitheater, arena, arena theater, assembly hall, athletic field, background, balcony, bear garden, bowl, box, box seat, boxing ring, bull ring, cabaret, campus, canvas, chapel, circle theater, circus, classroom, club, cockpit, coliseum, colosseum, concert hall, convention hall, course, dance hall, dress circle, Elizabethan theater, exhibition hall, fauteuil, field, floor, forum, gallery, Globe Theatre, Greek theater, ground, gym, gymnasium, hall, hippodrome, house, lecture hall, lecture room, lists, little theater, locale, loge, marketplace, mat, meetinghouse, milieu, music hall, nigger heaven, night spot, nightclub, open forum, opera, opera house, orchestra, orchestra circle, outdoor theater, palaestra, parade ground, paradise, parquet, parquet circle, parterre, peanut gallery, pit, place, platform, playhouse, precinct, prize ring, proscenium boxes, public square, purlieu, range, recitation room, ring, scene, scene of action, scenery, schoolroom, setting, showboat, site, sphere, squared circle, stadium, stage, stage set, stage setting, stall, standing room, terrain, theater, theater-in-the-round, theatre stall, theatron, tilting ground, tiltyard, walk, wrestling ring