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hear

 (hîr)
v. heard (hûrd), hear·ing, hears
v.tr.
1. To perceive (sound) by the ear: Can you hear the signal?
2. To learn by hearing; be told by others: I heard she got married.
3.
a. To listen to (something) attentively or in an official capacity, as in a court: heard the last witness in the afternoon.
b. To listen to and consider favorably: Lord, hear my prayer!
c. To attend or participate in: hear Mass.
v.intr.
1. To be capable of perceiving sound.
2. To receive news or information; learn: I heard about your accident.
3. To consider, permit, or consent to something. Used only in the negative: I won't hear of your going!
Phrasal Verb:
hear from
1. To get a letter, telephone call, or transmitted communication from.
2. To be reprimanded by: If you don't do your homework, you're going to hear from me.
Idioms:
hear, hear
Used to express approval.
never hear the end of
To be complained to or told about (something) repeatedly or for a long time.

[Middle English hearen, Old English hīeran; see kous- in Indo-European roots.]

hear′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hearer - someone who listens attentivelyhearer - someone who listens attentively  
audience - a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance; "the audience applauded"; "someone in the audience began to cough"
beholder, observer, perceiver, percipient - a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
eavesdropper - a secret listener to private conversations
Translations

hearer

[ˈhɪərəʳ] Noyente mf

hearer

[ˈhɪərər] nauditeur/trice m/f

hearer

nHörer(in) m(f)

hearer

[ˈhɪərəʳ] nuditore/trice
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2), auf sinnliche Freuden verzichtete und fur den eromenos, den Geliebten, zu einem Vorbild der arete, der Tugend wurde (Symp.
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Embora deslocada (2) em sua ideia base, constituia, por assim dizer, um comportamento 'tolerado' e institucionalizado na Grecia antiga, envolvendo a relacao afetivo-educacional entre o erastes (homem mais velho) e o eromenos (homem mais jovem).
In fact, the Greeks even had words describing the players in man-boy relationships: An erastes was an adult man who courted or was in a sexual relationship with a boy (this accounts for part of the derivation of "pederast"), who himself was known as an eromenos.
51) But a further distinguishing mark of Greek eros is its one-sidedness: the relevant relationships are seen as involving an active erastes and a passive recipient of that person's attentions, an eromenos or eromene.
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32) These two complaints are connected in that the narrative of sacrifice, as we saw in Agamben's parable of the eromenos, institutionalises the division of meaningless from meaningful existence.
Flaceliere, simplesmente, nao atina o fato de que as pessoas criticadas por Aristofanes nessas comedias, aqueles que ele considera como tendo uma moral relaxada, sao os efeminados (kinaidoi) e aqueles que cometem hybris (a perversao de seus contemporaneos), e nao os participantes da relacao erastes/ eromenos (a moral mais pura).
intercambiado los papeles: el erastes es eromenos y viceversa (56).
One of these murals uninhibitedly celebrates same sex desire: specifically the socially circumscribed pederastic desire between a bearded erastes and a smooth faced eromenos.
Esse conceito nao e novo, ja que na tradicao grega existia Afrodite como deusa da beleza, porem o corpo feminino, em geral, nao era relacionado a beleza e ao erotismo, o que, por sua vez, acontecia com os corpos masculinos, como no caso dos erastes e os eromenos, situacao que mudaria nas artes a partir do seculo XVI.