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Verb: hear (heard)  heer
  1. Perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
  2. Get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    "I heard that she has two grown-up children";
    - 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";
    - try
  4. Receive a communication from someone
    "We heard nothing from our son for five years"
  5. Take careful note; follow advice
    "We must hear the expert before we make a decision";
    - listen, take heed

Sounds like: healing, heelhear

Derived forms: hears, hearing, heard

See also: pick

Type of: center [US], centre [Brit, Cdn], comprehend, concentrate, examine, focus, perceive, pick up, pore, pore over, probe, receive, rivet

Encyclopedia: Hear, hear