1. (v. t.) To perceive by the ear; to apprehend or take cognizance of by the ear; as, to hear sounds; to hear a voice; to hear one call.

2. (v. t.) To give audience or attention to; to listen to; to heed; to accept the doctrines or advice of; to obey; to examine; to try in a judicial court; as, to hear a recitation; to hear a class; the case will be heard to-morrow.

3. (v. t.) To attend, or be present at, as hearer or worshiper; as, to hear a concert; to hear Mass.

4. (v. t.) To give attention to as a teacher or judge.

5. (v. t.) To accede to the demand or wishes of; to listen to and answer favorably; to favor.

6. (v. i.) To have the sense or faculty of perceiving sound.

7. (v. i.) To use the power of perceiving sound; to perceive or apprehend by the ear; to attend; to listen.

8. (v. i.) To be informed by oral communication; to be told; to receive information by report or by letter.

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