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Verb: suffer  sú-fu(r)
  1. Undergo or be subjected to
    "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom";
    - endure
     
  2. Undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    "She suffered a fracture in the accident";
    - sustain, have, get
     
  3. Experience (emotional) pain
    "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"
     
  4. Put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    "The new secretary had to suffer a lot of unprofessional remarks";
    - digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, put up
     
  5. Get worse
    "His grades suffered"
     
  6. Feel ill, be uncomfortable or in pain
    - hurt
     
  7. Feel physical pain
    "Were you suffering after the accident?";
    - hurt, ache
     
  8. Feel unwell or uncomfortable
    "She is suffering from the hot weather"
     
  9. Be given to
    "She suffers from a tendency to talk too much"
     
  10. Undergo or suffer
    "suffer a terrible fate";
    - meet
     
  11. Be set at a disadvantage
    "This author really suffers in translation";
    - lose

Derived forms: suffered, suffering, suffers

Type of: allow, be, be given, comprehend, countenance, decline, experience, feel, get, go through, have, incline, lean, let, perceive, permit, receive, run, see, tend, worsen

Antonym: be well, enjoy

Encyclopedia: Suffer, Survive