Synonyms of hear


1. hear, perceive, comprehend

usage: perceive (sound) via the auditory sense

2. learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see

usage: get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"

3. hear, try, probe, examine

usage: examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California"

4. hear, pick up, receive

usage: receive a communication from someone; "We heard nothing from our son for five years"

5. listen, hear, take heed, concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet

usage: listen and pay attention; "Listen to your father"; "We must hear the expert before we make a decision"

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Definition and meaning of hear (Dictionary)