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heard

[ hurd ]
/ hɜrd /
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verb
the simple past tense and past participle of hear.
adjective
perceived by the ear or learned by hearing:Linguists have many theories about how we comprehend heard utterances, but less to say about language production.Review your notes and add any comments while the heard information is fresh in your memory.
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Origin of heard

First recorded before 900 for def. 1, in 1480–90 for def. 2; hear + -(e)d1 for verb sense; hear + -(e)d 2 for adjective sense

OTHER WORDS FROM heard

half-heard, adjectivewell-heard, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH heard

heard , herd
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