verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of suffer
OTHER WORDS FROM suffer
Example sentences from the Web for suffer
Without story, though, any Zelda game would suffer, even an action-packed game like Age of Calamity.‘Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity’: A semi-satisfying new piece of the ‘Zelda’ universe|Harold Goldberg|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Two weeks later, the team thrust him into an expanded role after slot receiver Steven Sims suffered a toe injury.For undrafted NFL rookies, the odds were even longer this year. Isaiah Wright made it anyway.|Sam Fortier|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
He told me, his voice still cracking from puberty, that he doesn’t want his children “to suffer the way I have suffered.”
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson suffered a torn right Achilles’ tendon that will end his 2020-21 season before it started.Klay Thompson was almost back after an ACL tear. Now he’s out again with an Achilles tear.|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
“To allow thousands to roam unchecked during the middle of the most serious health crisis that this country has suffered in the past 100 years is not in the public interest,” Kassabian said during the hearing.Virginia gun show canceled after judge orders organizers to adhere to state coronavirus crowd limits|Antonio Olivo|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
These were cops who had worked the protests and suffered the accompanying verbal taunts and abuse.
Twelve-year-old dance prodigy Maddie Ziegler has suffered the wrath of Dance Moms tyrant Abby Lee Miller.See Burly Shia LaBeouf Interpretive Cage Fight Lil Sia in the Singer’s Fantastic New Music Video|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After Olympic boxer Guillermo Rigondeux defected, his family suffered a form of domestic exile.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My father has suffered two strokes and endured brain cancer since I was arrested and imprisoned.
I am always sick because of the cold and I have suffered constant lung infections over the past several months.
"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.
He failed to see that this man had suffered bitterly through his evil machinations.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Are you quite sure you have never suffered from this rather common disorder, gentle reader, at least, if you be of the male sex?
For good or ill, the torrent of rebellion was suffered to break loose, and it soon engulfed a continent.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
When you think of the number of people who suffered and died—or adapted—so that I could be sitting here now.Sense of Obligation|Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
British Dictionary definitions for suffer
- to be ill with, esp recurrently
- to be given tohe suffers from a tendency to exaggerate
Derived forms of suffersufferer, noun
Word Origin for suffer
usage for suffer
Idioms and Phrases with suffer
see not suffer fools gladly.