Synonyms of 'audience'
a group of spectators or listeners at a concert or playThe entire audience broke into loud applause.
He was a notable young actor in a company of rising stars.
They played in front of a packed house.
When the song finished, the crowd went wild.
He spoke today before a large gathering of world leaders.
assembly, , , ,
She waited until quiet settled on the assembly.
Most members of the congregation arrive a few minutes before the service.
It was a marvellous afternoon with a huge turnout of people.
An official pushed through the throng.
a chaotic assemblage of drifters and ruffians
the people reached by a book, film, or radio or television programmeShe began to find a receptive audience for her work.
a formal interviewThe Prime Minister will seek an audience with the Queen today.
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in the sense of assemblage
a collection or group of thingsa chaotic assemblage of drifters and ruffians
in the sense of assembly
a number of people gathered together for a meetingShe waited until quiet settled on the assembly.
hui (New Zealand),
runanga (New Zealand)
in the sense of company
a number of people gathered togetherHe was a notable young actor in a company of rising stars.
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