Associations to the word «Stare»


STARE, verb. (intransitive) (construed with at) To look fixedly (at something).
STARE, verb. To be very conspicuous on account of size, prominence, colour, or brilliancy.
STARE, verb. (obsolete) To stand out; to project; to bristle.
STARE, noun. A persistent gaze.
STARE, noun. (obsolete) A starling.
STARE AT THE WALL, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see stare,‎ wall.
STARE AT THE WALL, verb. To be idle.
STARE DAGGERS, verb. Alternative form of look daggers
STARE DECISIS, noun. (legal) The principle of following judicial precedent.
STARE DOWN, verb. (transitive) To overcome or make uncomfortable by staring intently.
STARE SOMEONE IN THE FACE, verb. (idiomatic) To be extremely visible and obvious.

Dictionary definition

STARE, noun. A fixed look with eyes open wide.
STARE, verb. Look at with fixed eyes; "The students stared at the teacher with amazement".
STARE, verb. Fixate one's eyes; "The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly".

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