Definitions for hear

Definitions for (verb) hear

Main entry: learn, pick up, find out, discover, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, see

Definition: get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally

Usage: I learned that she has two grown-up children; I see that you have been promoted

Main entry: hear

Definition: receive a communication from someone

Usage: We heard nothing from our son for five years

Main entry: hear

Definition: perceive (sound) via the auditory sense

Main entry: hear, listen, take heed

Definition: listen and pay attention

Usage: Listen to your father; We must hear the expert before we make a decision

Main entry: try, hear

Definition: examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process

Usage: The jury had heard all the evidence; The case will be tried in California

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