Associations to the word «Hear»

Wiktionary

HEAR, verb. (intransitive) To perceive sounds through the ear. [from 10th c.]
HEAR, verb. (transitive) To perceive (a sound, or something producing a sound) with the ear, to recognize (something) in an auditory way. [from 10th c.]
HEAR, verb. (transitive) To exercise this faculty intentionally; to listen to. [from 10th c.]
HEAR, verb. (transitive) To listen favourably to; to grant (a request etc.). [from 10th c.]
HEAR, verb. (transitive) To receive information about; to come to learn of. [from 10th c.]
HEAR, verb. (transitive) To listen to (a person, case) in a court of law; to try. [from 12th c.]
HEAR, verb. (transitive) (informal) To sympathize with; to share the feeling or opinion of.
HEAR BOTH SIDES, verb. (legal) To ensure that an accused person has the chance to seek to refute the accusations.
HEAR OF, verb. To become aware of (a subject, person) through second-hand knowledge, or not through personal experience.
HEAR ON THE GRAPEVINE, verb. (idiomatic) to hear rumors; to learn through friends of friends
HEAR OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To listen to someone until that person has finished.
HEAR TELL, verb. (US and UK dialects) To hear it said that.
HEAR THE END OF SOMETHING, verb. (idiomatic) (colloquial) To cease to be told about, or nagged because of, something.
HEAR THE GRASS GROW, verb. (idiomatic) To have an extremely sensitive sense of hearing.
HEAR THE GRASS GROW, verb. (idiomatic) To hear very well due to being in an exceptionally quiet environment.
HEAR THE GRASS GROW, verb. (idiomatic) To be very aware or discerning; to pay attention to every small detail.
HEAR THINGS, verb. (idiomatic) To have auditory hallucinations.
HEAR THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE, verb. (idiomatic) to hear rumors; to learn through friends of friends
HEAR YE, interjection. (archaic) Listen to me; used to introduce a public announcement.

Dictionary definition

HEAR, verb. Perceive (sound) via the auditory sense.
HEAR, verb. 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".
HEAR, verb. Examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California".
HEAR, verb. Receive a communication from someone; "We heard nothing from our son for five years".
HEAR, verb. Listen and pay attention; "Listen to your father"; "We must hear the expert before we make a decision".

Wise words

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Winston Churchill