The definition of hear is to perceive a sound with your ears, or is being told or learning about something.(verb)
See hear in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME heren < OE hieran, akin to Ger hören (Goth hausjan) < IE base *keu-, to notice, observe > L cavere, be on one's guard, Gr koein, to perceive, hear
See hear in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb heard heard (hûrd), hear·ing, hears verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English hearen
Origin: , Old English hīeran; see kous- in Indo-European roots.
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