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Definition of Hear


  1. To perceive by the ear; to apprehend or take cognizance of by the ear; as, to hear sounds; to hear a voice; to hear one call.
  2. To give audience or attention to; to listen to; to heed; to accept the doctrines or advice of; to obey; to examine; to try in a judicial court; as, to hear a recitation; to hear a class; the case will be heard to-morrow.
  3. To attend, or be present at, as hearer or worshiper; as, to hear a concert; to hear Mass.
  4. To give attention to as a teacher or judge.
  5. To accede to the demand or wishes of; to listen to and answer favorably; to favor.
  6. To have the sense or faculty of perceiving sound.
  7. To use the power of perceiving sound; to perceive or apprehend by the ear; to attend; to listen.
  8. To be informed by oral communication; to be told; to receive information by report or by letter.
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Hear Translations

hear in Afrikaans is hoor
hear in Dutch is verstaan, horen, vernemen
hear in Finnish is kuulla
hear in Italian is sentisti