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Alternative clues for the word hear

Get an earful

Take, as testimony



Get wind of

Try, as a case

"___ me out"

Take, as oral arguments

Consider officially

Listen to

Be informed of

Sense, in a way

When repeated, a cry of approval

Pick up

When repeated, words of agreement

"Did you ___ that?"

Catch, in a way

Pick up, in a way

When doubled, a cry of approval

"... ___ no evil ..."

Catch some waves?


Learn (of)

Sense, as a 14-Across

When repeated, "Amen!"

"I ___ a Rhapsody," 1940 song

House of Lords cry

Take notice of

Pay attention to

Lend an ear

Parliament cry

Detect sound


Take testimony


Pay heed

Get the word

Learn via the grapevine

Consider, as a case

Be told

"___ ye!"

Part of "Oyez!"


M.P.'s cry

Permit to speak

Attend a concert

Use a sense

Get word

Be informed


Listen in

Hold court

House of Commons cry

Word definitions for hear in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
verb COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a court hears a case ▪ The county court will hear the case next month. a hearing aid ▪ Many of the older residents wear hearing aids. a hearing problem ▪ There are special telephones for people with hearing problems....

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Hear \Hear\ (h[=e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Heard (h[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Hearing .] [OE. heren, AS,. hi['e]ran, h[=y]ran, h[=e]ran; akin to OS. h[=o]rian, OFries. hera, hora, D. hooren, OHG. h[=o]ren, G. h["o]ren, Icel. heyra, Sw. h["o]ra, Dan. hore,...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
vb. 1 (label en intransitive) To perceive sounds through the ear. (from 10th c.) 2 (label en transitive) To perceive (a sound, or something producing a sound) with the ear, to recognize (something) in an auditory way. (from 10th c.)

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English heran (Anglian), (ge)hieran, hyran (West Saxon) "to hear, listen (to), obey, follow; accede to, grant; judge," from Proto-Germanic *hauzjan (cognates: Old Norse heyra , Old Frisian hora , Dutch horen , German hören , Gothic hausjan ), perhaps...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
v. perceive (sound) via the auditory sense get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted" [syn: learn , get word , get wind , pick up , find out , get a line , discover...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
To hear is to detect sound. Hear or HEAR may also refer to: Hear! , Trixter album Hear (Diesel album) , an album by Diesel El Arish International Airport , North Sinai, Egypt Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project H.E.A.R. ( Hearing Education and Awareness...

Usage examples of hear.

Papa, and it will no doubt have been embellished a good deal by the time he hears it.

He heard what I had to say with a good deal of indifference, till I showed him the portrait.

I had never been present at any of these pastoral tourneys and was hopeful that one would be held within reach of our ranch, for I had heard a great deal about them and was anxious to see one.

The road was a minor one, and the cars only occasional, heard at a distance and swishing past to fade equally slowly in the other direction.

Once more he heard her recite with pride, and an Aberdonian accent so slight that only a connoisseur could have detected it, the words which Spenser had penned to celebrate an earlier marriage.

Since then I have listened to advocates of national renown in our great court and in the Senate sitting as a High Court of Impeachment, but at no time or place have I heard an abler, more scholarly, or more eloquent argument than that of Judge Arrington in the old court-room at Ottawa, Illinois, on that day long gone by.

They often hear much better preaching than the average minister, for he hears himself chiefly, and they hear abler men and a variety of them.

After I had stated my doctrine in a brief speech in the Senate one day, he crossed the chamber and said to me that, while he did not accept it, he thought I had made the ablest and most powerful statement of it he had ever heard or read.

I formed the intention of slipping upstairs to wake Abney, only then I heard voices, and thought I could recognize yours, my lord, so I crept along the gallery to see if it were indeed you.

That was the last Lauren heard as Edie walked out the door with Abram Schuster.

Here he heard the occasional shots of the duelists, and choosing the safer and swifter avenue of the forest branches to the uncertain transportation afforded by a half-broken Abyssinian pony, took to the trees.

The men of the Acadian settlements were summoned to the churches to hear the will of the King of England.

They continually encroached on Acadian fishing grounds, and we hear at one time of a hundred of their vessels thus engaged.

Apparently the golden-haired woman still resented the fact that she would not be going with him, but her reaction to hearing her native accents in Tear made that impossible.

He also turns away from truth then and has no desire to see it, because he sees the falsity which accords with his evil as the eye beholds what is beautiful, and hears it as the ear hears what is harmonious.