Hear

  • 1 hear — [ hır ] (past tense and past participle heard [ hɜrd ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 notice sound ▸ 2 receive information ▸ 3 listen to ▸ 4 understand (feeling) ▸ 5 about things said ▸ 6 in court of law ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive never… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 2 hear — W1S1 [hıə US hır] v past tense and past participle heard [hə:d US hə:rd] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(hear sounds/words etc)¦ 2¦(listen to somebody/something)¦ 3¦(be told something)¦ 4¦(in court)¦ 5 have heard of somebody/something 6 not hear the last of somebody… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 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,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 hear — [hir] vt. heard [hʉrd] hearing [ME heren < OE hieran, akin to Ger hören (Goth hausjan) < IE base * keu , to notice, observe > L cavere, be on one s guard, Gr koein, to perceive, hear] 1. to perceive or sense (sounds), esp. through… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 hear — O.E. heran (Anglian), (ge)hieran, hyran (W.Saxon) to hear, listen (to), obey, follow; accede to, grant; judge, from P.Gmc. *hausjan (Cf. O.N. heyra, O.Fris. hora, Du. horen, Ger. hören, Goth. hausjan), perhaps from PIE *kous to hear (see ACOUSTIC …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 Hear — Hear, v. i. 1. To have the sense or faculty of perceiving sound. The hearing ear. Prov. xx. 12. [1913 Webster] 2. To use the power of perceiving sound; to perceive or apprehend by the ear; to attend; to listen. [1913 Webster] So spake our mother… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 hear — vt heard, hear·ing 1 a: to give a hearing to the court heard the claims the judge agreed to hear argument on the objection b: to conduct a hearing about the magistrate s authority to hear a matter properly before him 2 a …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 hear — ► VERB (past and past part. heard) 1) perceive (a sound) with the ear. 2) be told or informed of. 3) (have heard of) be aware of the existence of. 4) (hear from) receive a letter or phone call from. 5) listen or pay att …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 hear — hear; hear·able; hear·er; hear·ing; mis·hear; re·hear; …

    English syllables

  • 10 Hear It Is — Álbum de The Flaming Lips Publicación 1986 Género(s) Punk rock Duración 44:22 Discográfica Restless Records, Pink Dust …

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  • 11 Hear Me — Données clés Titre original 聽說 Réalisation Fen Fen Cheng Scénario Fen Fen Cheng Acteurs principaux Eddie Peng Ivy Chen Michelle Chen Lin Mei Shiu Sociétés de production Trigram Films …

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  • 12 Hear — can refer to several things:* to hear, as in Hearing (sense), the ability to detect sound * the Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project * a misspelling or homonym of hereee also*Hearing (disambiguation) …

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  • 13 hear — [v1] detect by perceiving sound apprehend, attend, auscultate, be all ears*, become aware, catch, descry, devour, eavesdrop, get*, get an earful*, get wind of*, give an audience to*, give attention, give ears*, hark, hearken, heed, listen, make… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 Hear — (engl., spr. Hier, H. him), hört auf ihn! der gewöhnliche Ruf, der das englische Parlament bei Stellen einer Rede, welche Aufmerksamkeit verdienen, durchläuft …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 hear */*/*/ — UK [hɪə(r)] / US [hɪr] verb Word forms hear : present tense I/you/we/they hear he/she/it hears present participle hearing past tense heard UK [hɜː(r)d] / US [hɜrd] past participle heard Collocations: When you hear a sound, you become conscious of …

    English dictionary

  • 16 hear — verb past tense and past participle heard /h:d/ 1 HEAR SOUNDS/WORDS ETC (intransitive, transitive not in progressive) to know that a sound is being made, using your ears: Did you hear that noise? | I called his name, but he pretended not to hear …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 hear — [[t]hɜ͟ː(r)d[/t]] ♦ hears, hearing, heard 1) VERB When you hear a sound, you become aware of it through your ears. [V n] She heard no further sounds... [V n] The trumpet can be heard all over their house... [ …

    English dictionary

  • 18 hear — [c]/hɪə / (say hear) verb (heard /hɜd / (say herd), hearing) –verb (t) 1. to perceive by the ear. 2. to listen to: to refuse to hear a person. 3. to learn by the ear or by being told; be informed of: to hear news. 4. to be among the audience at… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 hear — hearable, adj. hearer, n. /hear/, v., heard /herrd/, hearing. v.t. 1. to perceive by the ear: Didn t you hear the doorbell? 2. to learn by the ear or by being told; be informed of: to hear news. 3. to listen to; give or pay attention to: They… …

    Universalium

  • 20 hear — verb 1 be aware of sounds ADVERB ▪ clearly, well ▪ He s getting old and he can t hear very well. ▪ barely, just ▪ I could just hear the music in the distance …

    Collocations dictionary