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hear British & World English

Perceive with the ear the sound made by (someone or something)

hear English Thesaurus

behind her she could hear men's voices

hear! hear! British & World English

Used to express one’s wholehearted agreement with something said, especially in a speech

hear! hear! New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

used to express wholehearted agreement

hear Mass British & World English

Attend a celebration of the Mass without taking communion (especially as the former usual practice of lay Catholics)

hear say of British & World English

Be informed of or that

hear from in hear British & World English

Be contacted by (someone), especially by letter or telephone

hear someone out in hear British & World English

Listen to all that someone has to say

hear! hear! in hear British & World English

Used to express one’s wholehearted agreement with something said, especially in a speech

never hear the end of British & World English

Be continually reminded of (an unpleasant topic or cause of annoyance)

hear Mass in Mass British & World English

Attend a celebration of the Mass without taking communion (especially as the former usual practice of lay Catholics)

be able to hear a pin drop British & World English

Used to describe absolute silence or stillness

will/would not hear of in hear British & World English

Will or would not allow or agree to

be unable to hear oneself think British & World English

Used to complain about very loud noise or music

mishear British & World English

Fail to hear (a person or their words) correctly

rehear British & World English

Hear or listen to again

hear say of in hear British & World English

Be informed of or that

the patter of tiny feet British & World English

Used in reference to the presence or imminent birth of a child

patter of tiny feet British & World English

Used in reference to the presence or imminent birth of a child

be able to hear a pin drop in pin British & World English

Used to describe absolute silence or stillness

never hear the end of in end British & World English

Be continually reminded of (an unpleasant topic or cause of annoyance)

be unable to hear oneself think in hear British & World English

Used to complain about very loud noise or music

the patter of tiny feet in patter1 British & World English

Used in reference to the presence or imminent birth of a child

never or not hear the end of in end British & World English

Be continually reminded of (an unpleasant topic or cause of annoyance)


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