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1 stare /ˈsteɚ/ verb
stares; stared; staring
1 stare
/ˈsteɚ/
verb
stares; stared; staring
Learner's definition of STARE
[no object]
: to look at someone or something for a long time often with your eyes wide open
often + at
often used figuratively
Synonyms see: [1]gaze

stare daggers (at someone)

see dagger

stare down

(US) [phrasal verb] or British stare out
stare (someone) down/out or stare down/out (someone)
: to look directly into someone's eyes without fear until he or she becomes uncomfortable and looks away often used figuratively

stare (off) into space

see 1space

stare (someone) in the face

also chiefly US stare (someone) in the eye(s)
: to look directly into the eyes of (someone) usually used figuratively
2 stare /ˈsteɚ/ noun
plural stares
2 stare
/ˈsteɚ/
noun
plural stares
Learner's definition of STARE
[count]
: the act of looking directly at someone or something for a long time : the act of staring

fix (someone) with a stare

see 1fix
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