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hear

EN[hɪə(ɹ)] [hɪɚ] [-ɪə(ɹ)]
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WHear
  • To hear is to detect sound.
  • Hear or HEAR may also refer to:
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  • H.E.A.R. (Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers)

    Definition of hear in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGhearsPRhearingPT, PPheard
    1. VI To perceive sounds through the ear.
      1. I was deaf, and now I can hear. ‎
    2. VT To perceive (a sound, or something producing a sound) with the ear, to recognize (something) in an auditory way.
      1. I heard a sound from outside the window. ‎
    3. VT To exercise this faculty intentionally; to listen to.
      1. VT To listen favourably to; to grant (a request etc.).
        1. Eventually the king chose to hear her entreaties. ‎
      2. VT To receive information about; to come to learn of.
        1. VT To listen to (a person, case) in a court of law; to try.
          1. Your case will be heard at the end of the month. ‎
        2. VT INF To sympathize with; to share the feeling or opinion of.
          1. You're tired of all the ads on TV? I hear ya. ‎
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • When I heard swear words from the next room, I decided to keep my distance.
          • We never heard about those changes coming, and were told everything was staying the same... typical mushroom syndrome by the management again.
          • Mr Alhadi, 27, heard Jack's screams as he passed the property in West Ham, east London, and smashed down the door.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Hearing that the killer escaped prison sent shivers down my spine.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • If we say something and people reject it because they don't like that it is true then we must resay it, and keep resaying it, until the truth is heard.
          • This's got to be the worst speech I've ever heard.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
              • Verbs by inflection type
                • Irregular verbs
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            2. en heard
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            5. en heartily
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of hear for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "hear" is a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
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