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Definition of Hear

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.

Hear Quotations

People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude. - John C. Maxwell
People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.
John C. Maxwell

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Mark Twain

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. - Marcus Aurelius
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Marcus Aurelius

Each day holds a surprise. But only if we expect it can we see, hear, or feel it when it comes to us. Let's not be afraid to receive each day's surprise, whether it comes to us as sorrow or as joy It will open a new place in our hearts, a place where we can welcome new friends and celebrate more fully our shared humanity.
Henri Nouwen

He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
George Eliot
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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
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