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|present participle||fearing for|
|past tense||feared for|
|past participle||feared for|
Police now fear for the children, who have not yet been found.
He fears for the future of the restaurant if customer numbers continue to fall.
Hundreds of innocent civilians fear for their lives.
I fear greatly for their safety.
This is the British English definition of fear for. View American English definition of fear for.