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To hear something - thesaurus

Synonyms

hear

verb

to realize that someone or something is making a sound

make out

to see, hear, or understand someone or something with difficulty

receive

verb

to be able to hear a radio message

overhear

verb

to hear what people are saying during a conversation that you are not involved in

catch

verb

to hear something that someone says

discern

verb

formal to see or hear something, especially something that is far away or not very clear

see/hear things

to think that you see or hear something that is not really there

hear

verb

to receive information about something

read

verb

to hear someone who is speaking to you by radio

mishear

verb

to not hear something correctly

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More synonyms

be hearing things

to think that you have heard something when you have not

something meets your eye/ear

if something meets your eye or ear, you see or hear it

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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