- a hearer or listener
- a person authorized to audit accounts
- a public official who audits government accounts, distributes revenues, assesses real estate, inspects scales, etc.
- a person who audits a college course
Origin of auditorMiddle English from Classical Latin from audire: see audience
- One that audits accounts.
- One who audits a course.
- One who hears; a listener.
Origin of auditorMiddle English from Anglo-Norman auditour from Latin audītor listener from audīre to hear ; see au- in Indo-European roots.
- One who audits bookkeeping accounts.
- In many jurisdictions, an elected or appointed public official in charge of the public accounts; a comptroller.
- One who audits an academic course; who attends the lectures but does not earn academic credit.
- (rare) One who listens as a member of an audience
- (Scientology) One trained to perform spiritual guidance procedures.