hear

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hear /ˈhiɚ/ verb
hears; heard /ˈhɚd/ ; hearing
hear
/ˈhiɚ/
verb
hears; heard /ˈhɚd/ ; hearing
Learner's definition of HEAR
not used in progressive tenses
: to be aware of (sound) through the ear
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to listen to (someone or something)
: to be told (something)
[+ object]
[no object]
often + about
[+ object] : to give attention to (someone or something)
[+ object] law : to listen to and make a judgment about (a court case)

be hearing things

: to hear sounds that are not real

hear from

[phrasal verb]
hear from (someone)
: to receive a letter, a telephone call, etc., from (someone)

Hear! Hear!

used during a speech or meeting to say that you agree with what someone else has just said

hear of

[phrasal verb]
hear of (someone or something)
: to be aware of the existence of (someone or something) : to know about (someone or something)
see also not hear of (below)

hear out

[phrasal verb]
hear (someone) out
: to listen to (someone who wants to tell you something)

hear yourself think

informal
used to say that you cannot think clearly because of loud talking, music, etc.

I hear what you're saying

informal
used to say that you understand what someone is telling you

make your presence heard

see presence

make yourself heard

see 1make

never/not hear the end of it

informal
used to say that someone will keep talking about something for a long time

not hear of

: to not allow (something)
see also hear of (above)

you could hear a pin drop

see 1pin
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