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. To perceive by the ear: to listen to: to grant or obey: to answer favorably: to attend to: to try judicially.
  19. To have the sense of hearing: to listen: to be told:- pr. p. hearing; pa. t. and pa. p. heard ( herd).
  20. HEARER.
  21. To have the sense of hearing; be told.
  22. To perceive by the ear; listen to.
  23. To apprehend by the ear; listen to.
  24. To regard; favor; grant.
  25. To perceive sound; be told; receive word.
  26. To perceive by the ear; to listen to; to obey; to attend to and regard; to grant an answer to prayer.
  27. 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.

Usage examples for hear

  1. He shall hear it all; then ... – Fickle Fortune by Elisabeth Burstenbinder (AKA E. Werner)
  2. Mr. Burlacombe 'e don't like to hear tell about drames. – The Fourth Series Plays, Complete by John Galsworthy
  3. Don't you hear me tell you? – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  4. Is it I who hear you? – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  5. Did you hear what she said? – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  6. Don't let me hear a word from you. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  7. But she did not hear. – The Golden Scarecrow by Hugh Walpole
  8. Do you hear that, Edward? – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  9. I hear, and I know. – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  10. Did I ever hear! – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  11. I say, Diccon, hear me, hear! – Gammer Gurton's Needle by Mr. S. Mr. of Art
  12. " I am glad to hear it," said Deb. – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  13. Can you hear 'em? – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  14. Very glad to hear it. – Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey
  15. Let him hear who will! – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  16. But I want to hear it from you. – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford
  17. You will hear more of this. – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar