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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of hear.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of hear.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Preterit and past participle of hear.
- n. An obsolete spelling of herd.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. detected or perceived by the sense of hearing
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If the blog is making you feel heard, that's a good thing, because you are *heard*.
'They had all heard, _the whole world had heard_, that _a son of Europe_ was a friend to the Dyaks.'
Cæsar, when he heard the rumor (_the rumor having been heard_), commanded («imperāre») the legions to advance more quickly.
I think the hallucination theory is out of court, too, and there is nothing left but the old-fashioned one, that what he said he saw, _he saw_, and did not fancy; and that which he said he heard, _he heard_; and that it was not a buzzing of a diseased nerve in his own ears, but the actual speech of the glorified Christ.
I have heard nothing about my dear Donne since you wrote: and you only said that you had not _heard_ a good account of him.
And I grieve to inform the present unfortunate generation, born under an evil star, coming, in fact, into the world a day after the fair, that, not having heard Coleridge, they have _heard_ -- pretty much what the strangers to Seville have _seen_, which (you hear from the Spaniards) amounts to nothing.
Came the mild judge and interceiTcr both To fentence Man: the voice of God they heard Now walking in the garden, by foft winds Brought to their ears, while day declined; they heard*
Often I'm inspired by the news, by new technologies or inventions, or by a phrase heard as I'm drinking coffee.
Has it not always seemed quite absurd that from their long-suffering spouses never heard is a word?
The “in case” sense is conveyed in the phrase heard so often in coverage of the Clinton sex charges: “if true.”
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