overhear


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • verb

Synonyms for overhear

hear

Synonyms

Synonyms for overhear

hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers

Synonyms

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
In contrast, "innocent" eavesdroppers may be free of insider trading liability if they have no fiduciary duty to the relevant company and accidentally overhear material, nonpublic information about it.
He and his friends like to hide out in a culvert and pretend the conversations they overhear are really in code and that the people are plotting assassinations.
It's easy to overhear words whispered by someone standing near the interior wall of a circular, domed chamber.
I'm glad I didn't overhear the conversation as Cole tried to prise a few extra grand out of Chelsea.
Peterson also said that those not immediately involved in potential incidents should be considered, such as those who overhear an ethnic slur not directed at them, but to which they take offense.
Billboard editor Timothy White remarked of a recent performance, "The live show is great, like coming in on the middle of an intense conversation any stranger would love but a close friend could never bear to overhear.
Q I happened to overhear a couple of people I work with refer to me as a spy for management.
Robert overhears Priya's threats Chas orders him to come out, but he remains defiant and simply pours water over her from an upstairs window.
Todd squares up to Robert overhears Priya's threats Phelan, vowing to find proof of his scam, but Phelan lures him into a dangerous trap.
Gail overhears the end of their conversation, and David has to do some fast-talking to throw his mother off the scent.
Patrick overhears Darren and Maxine Jason and Nico both launch their own investigations into the murders at the hospital, but could they be putting themselves in danger?
And when Bethany overhears Gail's concerns, she's bound to spill the beans to Sarah and Callum.
He lets is slip that he was there during the Home Farm raid and lies about how much of a wreck Robert was after the burglary, but when she then overhears a conversation between the pair, her mind is made up.
Dermatologist Serena Gregory is on vacation when he overhears the cavalier reaction of the hunk next door, Darius Maxwell whose mom has been kidnapped.
99) joins its predecessor: set in 1756 London when the city spins out of control and faces a supernatural darkness, a young housemaid of a scientist overhears her master's prophecy for disaster, and finds herself equally bound up in the conflict over dreaded power's dangerous attraction.