hear-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: learn, receive information, take heed of

Commentary: Includes: HEAR OUT

I hear she just got married.
We heard rumors to that effect.
She's heard nothing about or from him in years.
The committee would like to hear the opinions of the two Nobel laureates on this matter.
She just doesn't want to hear her mother's advice.
Hear me out!

VerbNet: discover-84-1-1,see-30.1-1-1-1
FrameNet: Hear
PropBank: hear.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 4, 5
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
hear_out 1

Sense Number 2: perceive physical sound

My father doesn't hear as well as he used to.
The dog heard footsteps on the front porch.

VerbNet: see-30.1-1-1-1
FrameNet: Perception_experience
PropBank: hear.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 3: examine evidence in a legal setting

The jury had heard all the evidence.
The judge will hear your case next week.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3