verb (used with object), heard [hurd] /hɜrd/, hear·ing.
verb (used without object), heard [hurd] /hɜrd/, hear·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for hear
One wants speech to be free, but one doesn't actually want to hear it.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Or has the see and hear and speak-no-evil stance of the Republican House persuaded him that he is in the clear?
Do as Tumblr has done and scrub her last words off the Internet—erase everything she wanted the world to hear.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Betrayal…you can hear it…betraying the thing he loves for a cheap bit of film publicity.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Every time a conservative pol gets caught in a racial mess, we hear the same weary and laughable tune.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If you have ever seen a stranger group than we were, I should be glad to hear of it.Ravenshoe|Henry Kingsley
"That's all very well, but yait till you hear how he sarved me out," said a poor, simple-looking creature.Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent|William Carleton
But the watcher made no movement, nor could I hear a sound, save that of the rising wind playing its dirge through the woods.In Hostile Red|Joseph Altsheler
Mr Riddell knows very little about sports, though I do hear he was seen coxing a schoolhouse boat this morning.The Willoughby Captains|Talbot Baines Reed
It relieved him to see the two ladies seated opposite each other in the bow window, and to hear something like a laugh in the air.The Marriage of Elinor|Margaret Oliphant
British Dictionary definitions for hear
verb hears, hearing or heard (hɜːd)
Derived forms of hearhearable, adjectivehearer, noun
Word Origin for hear
Medical definitions for hear
Idioms and Phrases with hear
In addition to the idioms beginning with hear
- hear a peep out of
- hear a pin drop, can
- hear from
- hear of
- hear oneself think, can't
- hear out
- another county heard from
- hard of hearing
- never hear the end of
- not have it (hear of it)
- unheard of