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Synonyms for hear

overhear

listen to

Synonyms

  • listen to
  • heed
  • attend to
  • eavesdrop on
  • listen in to
  • give attention to
  • hearken to
  • hark to
  • be all ears for

Synonyms for hear

to perceive by ear, usually attentively

to obtain knowledge or awareness of something not known before, as through observation or study

hear of: to receive (an idea) and take it into consideration

Synonyms for hear

perceive (sound) via the auditory sense

examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process

Synonyms

receive a communication from someone

Related Words

listen and pay attention

References in classic literature ?
Methinks I hear them barking behind the Peterboro' Hills, or panting up the western slope of the Green Mountains.
Yet I love to hear their wailing, their doleful responses, trilled along the woodside; reminding me sometimes of music and singing birds; as if it were the dark and tearful side of music, the regrets and sighs that would fain be sung.
To walk in a winter morning in a wood where these birds abounded, their native woods, and hear the wild cockerels crow on the trees, clear and shrill for miles over the resounding earth, drowning the feebler notes of other birds -- think of it
I could hear no calls or cries--only the sound of the waves, made weirdly hollow and reverberant by the fog.
And I was glad to hear, for I remembered the stirring times, and I always remembered you, Tuan, till the time came when my eyes could see nothing in the past, because they had looked upon the one who is dying there--in the house.
I went to him and told him that I could see nothing but one face, hear nothing but one voice.
We could hear the talk of slave-girls amongst the sheds.
He seemed to hear a stir in the house--listened--then stepped in noiselessly.
But since the sun of to-day rose she hears nothing--she hears not me.
He seemed to hear yet so plainly the clatter and bangs of the iron slice flying about his ears that he tightened his grip to prove to himself he had it there safely in his hand.
You must have some kind gentleman about you that will hear it as a secret, and advise you what to do,' rejoined the girl.
He went from his dressing room, and I did not hear him go.
She e-mailed a picture of the amiable pooch and to hear Sandra tell it, it was love at first sight.
That's more than 5 million kids in the United States who no longer hear as well as they once did.
you can't hear a noise if you're not facing the direction it's coming from