Synonyms for (verb) suffer

Synonyms: hurt, suffer

Definition: feel pain or be in pain

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: have, get, suffer, sustain

Definition: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)

Usage: She suffered a fracture in the accident; He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars; She got a bruise on her leg; He got his arm broken in the scuffle

Similar words: receive, experience, get, have

Definition: go through (mental or physical states or experiences)

Usage: get an idea; experience vertigo; get nauseous; receive injuries; have a feeling


Synonyms: suffer

Definition: feel unwell or uncomfortable

Usage: She is suffering from the hot weather

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: suffer

Definition: get worse

Usage: His grades suffered

Similar words: worsen, decline

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened


Synonyms: suffer, lose

Definition: be set at a disadvantage

Usage: This author really suffers in translation

Similar words: worsen, decline

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened


Synonyms: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Usage: I cannot bear his constant criticism; The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks; he learned to tolerate the heat; She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow

Definition: consent to, give permission

Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam


Synonyms: suffer

Definition: experience (emotional) pain

Usage: Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers

Similar words: feel, experience

Definition: undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

Usage: She felt resentful; He felt regret


Synonyms: suffer, endure

Definition: undergo or be subjected to

Usage: He suffered the penalty; Many saints suffered martyrdom

Similar words: see, go through, experience

Definition: go or live through

Usage: We had many trials to go through; he saw action in Viet Nam


Synonyms: suffer, meet

Definition: undergo or suffer

Usage: meet a violent death; suffer a terrible fate

Similar words: see, go through, experience

Definition: go or live through

Usage: We had many trials to go through; he saw action in Viet Nam


Synonyms: ache, hurt, suffer

Definition: feel physical pain

Usage: Were you hurting after the accident?

Similar words: comprehend, perceive

Definition: to become aware of through the senses

Usage: I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon


Synonyms: suffer

Definition: be given to

Usage: She suffers from a tendency to talk too much

Similar words: tend, be given, run, lean, incline

Definition: have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined

Usage: She tends to be nervous before her lectures; These dresses run small; He inclined to corpulence