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Synonyms for hear


listen to


  • 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


receive a communication from someone

Related Words

listen and pay attention

References in periodicals archive ?
you seem to hear better out of one ear than the other
This condition involves excess fluid in the inner ear that results in tinnitus, vertigo, and a progressively diminishing ability to hear low frequencies in one ear (Gant & Kampfe, 1997; Martin, 1994; Miyamoto, 1986; Rakel, 1994).
The affected members of the family can hear at birth, but around age 10 they start to go deaf.
People don't think when they're watching television or hear jokes how similar they are, no matter what race.
For example, good speech is not necessarily an indication that speakers can also hear well.
The new America Hears Independence hearing aids utilize advanced digital signal processors with 32 channels that can be programmed to enhance hearing at all frequencies where patients need amplification.
VALENCIA - When Sandra sees Flash, she hears bells.
2) Background noise thus presents an interesting situation wherein we can actually hear the noise, but we learn, or rather choose, to filter it out before we consciously perceive it.
Positive responses included: yes, because it would help me, I would have a better quality of life, I think I would have more freedom, I really like to hear things clearly, etc.
Not only did she hear the jet engines roar, she also felt them throb.
Ever since their son was born nearly deaf 19 months ago, Chris and Christina Edwards have yearned that he hear them whisper his Hungarian name, which sounds like ``Casey.
HIS does not report extensive data using deaf and hard of hearing definitions, but rather looks at the ability to hear and understand speech without the use of amplification/hearing aids.
As the speaker moves away from the listener, the ability to hear and to understand speech decreases many fold (Birch, 1975; Gildston, 1973).
When one tone of a pair, followed by a second, is played, some listeners hear the second tone as higher in pitch than the first.
Forget the hearing aids of the past - those clunky devices that amplified every little sound and made it all but impossible to hear a conversation in a crowded restaurant.