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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hear \Hear\ (h[=e]r), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Heard} (h[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hearing}.] [OE. heren, AS,. hi['e]ran, h[=y]ran, h[=e]ran; akin to OS. h[=o]rian, OFries. hera, hora, D. hooren, OHG. h[=o]ren, G. h["o]ren, Icel. heyra, Sw. h["o]ra, Dan. hore, Goth. hausjan, and perh. to Gr. 'akoy'ein, E. acoustic. Cf. {Hark}, {Hearken}.]

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.

Lay thine ear close to the ground, and list if thou canst hear the tread of travelers. --Shak.

He had been heard to utter an ominous growl. --Macaulay.

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.

Thy matters are good and right, but there is no man deputed of the king to hear thee. --2 Sam. xv. 3.

I beseech your honor to hear me one single word. --Shak.

5. To accede to the demand or wishes of; to listen to and answer favorably; to favor.

I love the Lord, because he hath heard my voice. --Ps. cxvi. 1.

They think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. --Matt. vi. 7.

{Hear him}. See Remark, under {Hear}, verb (used without an object)

{To hear a bird sing}, to receive private communication. [Colloq.] --Shak.

{To hear say}, to hear one say; to learn by common report; to receive by rumor. [Colloq.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hear \Hear\, verb (used without an object)

1. To have the sense or faculty of perceiving sound. "The hearing ear." --Prov. xx. 12.

2. To use the power of perceiving sound; to perceive or apprehend by the ear; to attend; to listen.

So spake our mother Eve, and Adam heard, Well pleased, but answered not. --Milton.

3. To be informed by oral communication; to be told; to receive information by report or by letter.

I have heard, sir, of such a man. --Shak.

I must hear from thee every day in the hour. --Shak.

{To hear ill}, to be blamed. [Obs.]

Not only within his own camp, but also now at Rome, he heard ill for his temporizing and slow proceedings. --Holland.

{To hear well}, to be praised. [Obs.]

Note: Hear, or Hear him, is often used in the imperative, especially in the course of a speech in English assemblies, to call attention to the words of the speaker.

Hear him, . . . a cry indicative, according to the tone, of admiration, acquiescence, indignation, or derision. --Macaulay.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

hear

verb

1: perceive (sound) via the auditory sense

2: get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted" [syn: {learn}, {hear}, {get word}, {get wind}, {pick up}, {find out}, {get a line}, {discover}, {see}]

3: examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California" [syn: {hear}, {try}]

4: receive a communication from someone; "We heard nothing from our son for five years"

5: listen and pay attention; "Listen to your father"; "We must hear the expert before we make a decision" [syn: {listen}, {hear}, {take heed}]


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