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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hear /ˈhɪr/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hear /ˈhɪ(ə)r/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hear v. t. [imp. & p. p. Heard p. pr. & vb. n. Hearing.]
 1. To perceive by the ear; to apprehend or take cognizance of by the ear; as, to hear sounds; to hear a voice; to hear one call.
    Lay thine ear close to the ground, and list if thou canst hear the tread of travelers.   --Shak.
    He had been heard to utter an ominous growl.   --Macaulay.
 2. To give audience or attention to; to listen to; to heed; to accept the doctrines or advice of; to obey; to examine; to try in a judicial court; as, to hear a recitation; to hear a class; the case will be heard to-morrow.
 3. To attend, or be present at, as hearer or worshiper; as, to hear a concert; to hear Mass.
 4. To give attention to as a teacher or judge.
    Thy matters are good and right, but there is no man deputed of the king to hear thee.   --2 Sam. xv. 3.
    I beseech your honor to hear me one single word.   --Shak.
 5. To accede to the demand or wishes of; to listen to and answer favorably; to favor.
    I love the Lord, because he hath heard my voice.   --Ps. cxvi. 1.
    They think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.   --Matt. vi. 7.
 Hear him. See Remark, under Hear, v. i.
 To hear a bird sing, to receive private communication. [Colloq.] --Shak.
 To hear say, to hear one say; to learn by common report; to receive by rumor. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hear, v. i.
 1. To have the sense or faculty of perceiving sound. “The hearing ear.”
 2. To use the power of perceiving sound; to perceive or apprehend by the ear; to attend; to listen.
 So spake our mother Eve, and Adam heard,
 Well pleased, but answered not.   --Milton.
 3. To be informed by oral communication; to be told; to receive information by report or by letter.
    I have heard, sir, of such a man.   --Shak.
    I must hear from thee every day in the hour.   --Shak.
 To hear ill, to be blamed. [Obs.]
    Not only within his own camp, but also now at Rome, he heard ill for his temporizing and slow proceedings.   --Holland.
 To hear well, to be praised. [Obs.]
 Note:Hear, or Hear him, is often used in the imperative, especially in the course of a speech in English assemblies, to call attention to the words of the speaker.
    Hear him, . . . a cry indicative, according to the tone, of admiration, acquiescence, indignation, or derision.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
      2: 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" [syn: learn, get word, get
         wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see]
      3: examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process;
         "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be
         tried in California" [syn: try]
      4: receive a communication from someone; "We heard nothing from
         our son for five years"
      5: listen and pay attention; "Listen to your father"; "We must
         hear the expert before we make a decision" [syn: listen,
          take heed]
      [also: heard]