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Definitions of hear

  1. 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"
  2. examine or hear ( evidence or a case) by judicial process; " The jury had heard all the evidence"; " The case will be tried in California"
  3. receive a communication from someone; " We heard nothing from our son for five years"
  4. perceive sound; perceive by the auditory sense
  5. listen and pay attention; " Listen to your father"; " We must hear the expert before we make a decision"
  6. perceive ( sound) via the auditory sense
  7. To perceive by the ear; to apprehend or take cognizance of by the ear; as, to hear sounds; to hear a voice; to hear one call.
  8. To give audience or attention to; to listen to; to heed; to accept the doctrines or advice of; to obey; to examine; to try in a judicial court; as, to hear a recitation; to hear a class; the case will be heard to- morrow.
  9. To attend, or be present at, as hearer or worshiper; as, to hear a concert; to hear Mass.
  10. To give attention to as a teacher or judge.
  11. To accede to the demand or wishes of; to listen to and answer favorably; to favor.
  12. To have the sense or faculty of perceiving sound.
  13. To use the power of perceiving sound; to perceive or apprehend by the ear; to attend; to listen.
  14. To be informed by oral communication; to be told; to receive information by report or by letter.
  15. To perceive by the ear; attend or listen to; give heed to; obey; accede to the wishes of; attend in an official manner.
  16. To have the sense of hearing; be told of.
  17. Heard.
  18. Hearing.
  19. To perceive sounds; noting the function of the ear.
  20. To perceive by the ear: to listen to: to grant or obey: to answer favorably: to attend to: to try judicially.
  21. To have the sense of hearing: to listen: to be told:- pr. p. hearing; pa. t. and pa. p. heard ( herd).
  22. HEARER.
  23. To have the sense of hearing; be told.
  24. To perceive by the ear; listen to.
  25. To apprehend by the ear; listen to.
  26. To regard; favor; grant.
  27. To perceive sound; be told; receive word.
  28. To perceive by the ear; to listen to; to obey; to attend to and regard; to grant an answer to prayer.
  29. To have the sense of hearing; to attend; to receive by report.
  30. To perceive by the ear; to attend or listen to willingly; to attend; to listen; to obey; to try in a court of law; to be told; to receive by report; to receive intelligence or news.
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Quotes of hear

  1. I'm not really religious but very spiritual. I give money to this company that manufactures hearing aids on a regular basis. More people should really hear me sing. I have a gift from God. – Christina Aguilera
  2. I mean, we are facing so many very, very important issues and those are the issues that you heard talked about last night from the Republican convention, and that you'll hear my husband talk about. And those are the really important issues facing our country right now. – Laura Bush
  3. 90%, 100% are going there to hear the singing. The story is another thing. Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness. – Cab Calloway
  4. I hate people who splash their own pain on covers, like the whole world should hear about them. Why are we all supposed to be interested in one individual's suffering? – Andrea Corr
  5. Sometimes the world seems like a big hole. You spend all your life shouting down it and all you hear are echoes of some idiot yelling nonsense down a hole. – Adam Duritz
  6. Each mind is pressed, and open every ear, to hear new tidings, though they no way joy us. – Edward Fairfax
  7. The first voice they hear is mine, the first touch they feel is mine, the first human face they see is mine. They just think I'm a strange tiger who walks on two legs. – Roy Horn
  8. I am a relatively new Member to this Chamber, and it is troublesome to me and I can tell Members it is getting very troublesome to my constituents when they hear this repeated consistent drum beat of a corruption of the democratic process. – Jay Inslee
  9. The day you hear someone call me captain will be the day I buy a boat. – Guy Lafleur
  10. The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence. – H. L. Mencken
  11. I hear music as narrative. – Ajay Naidu
  12. Unfortunately, sometimes people don't hear you until you scream. – Stefanie Powers
  13. We see and hear and otherwise experience very largely as we do because the language habits of our community predispose certain choices of interpretation. – Edward Sapir
  14. That's when we decided to stop in '66. Everyone thought we toured for years, you know, but we didn't. I joined in '62, and we'd finished touring in '66 to go into the studio where we could hear each other... and create any fantasy that came out of anybody's brain. – Ringo Starr
  15. When people come to the show they think we are a legendary band because they hear us on Classic Rock radio all the time. It is psychological. That's okay- I'm down with that. – George Thorogood

Usage examples for hear

  1. Did you hear what she said? – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  2. I say, Diccon, hear me, hear – Gammer Gurton's Needle by Mr. S. Mr. of Art
  3. Don't let me hear a word from you. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  4. But I want to hear it from you. – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford
  5. Don't you hear me tell you? – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  6. Is it I who hear you? – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  7. He shall hear it all; then ... – Fickle Fortune by Elisabeth Burstenbinder (AKA E. Werner)
  8. 7033. Did you hear nothing more about it? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. Mr. Burlacombe 'e don't like to hear tell about drames. – The Fourth Series Plays, Complete by John Galsworthy
  10. Can you hear 'em? – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  11. An' then, here on the ship, I hear somesing. – Command by William McFee
  12. Let him hear who will! – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  13. But she did not hear – The Golden Scarecrow by Hugh Walpole
  14. You hear that, Carnaby dear? – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  15. " I am glad to hear it," said Deb. – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  16. You will hear more of this. – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar
  17. Did I ever hear – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  18. I hear and I know. – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  19. Do you hear that, Edward? – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  20. Very glad to hear it. – Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey

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