Noun: audience o-dee-un(t)s
- A gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance
"the audience applauded"; "someone in the audience began to cough"
- The part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment
"every artist needs an audience"; "the broadcast reached an audience of millions"
- An opportunity to state your case and be heard
"he saw that he had lost his audience";
- A conference (usually with someone important)
"he requested an audience with the king";
- consultation, interview
Derived forms: audiences
Type of: assemblage, chance, conference, gathering, group discussion, hoi polloi, mass, masses, multitude, opportunity, people, the great unwashed
Part of: populace, public, world