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glare 1

 (glâr)
v. glared, glar·ing, glares
v.intr.
1. To stare fixedly and angrily. See Synonyms at gaze.
2. To shine intensely and blindingly: A hot sun glared down on the desert.
3. To be conspicuous; stand out obtrusively: The headline glared from the page.
v.tr.
To express by staring angrily: He glared his disapproval.
n.
1. A fierce or angry stare.
2.
a. An intense, blinding light: under the glare of the spotlights.
b. Overwhelming attention or intrusiveness: the glare of publicity.

[Middle English glaren, to glitter; akin to Middle Low German glaren, to glisten; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

glare 2

 (glâr)
n.
A sheet or surface of glassy and very slippery ice.

[Probably from glare.]

glare

(ɡlɛə)
vb
1. (intr) to stare angrily; glower
2. (tr) to express by glowering
3. (intr) (of light, colour, etc) to be very bright and intense
4. (intr) to be dazzlingly ornamented or garish
n
5. an angry stare
6. a dazzling light or brilliance
7. garish ornamentation or appearance; gaudiness
[C13: probably from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch glaren to gleam; probably related to Old English glæren glassy; see glass]
ˈglareless adj
ˈglary adj

glare

(ɡlɛə)
adj
chiefly US and Canadian smooth and glassy: glare ice.
[C16: special use of glare1]

glare1

(glɛər)

n., v. glared, glar•ing. n.
1. a very harsh, bright, dazzling light: in the glare of sunlight.
2. a fiercely or angrily piercing stare.
3. dazzling or showy appearance; showiness.
v.i.
4. to shine with or reflect a harsh, dazzling light.
5. to stare with a fiercely or angrily piercing look.
6. Archaic. to appear conspicuous; stand out obtrusively.
v.t.
7. to express with a glare: glaring their anger.
[1250–1300; Middle English; c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German glaren; akin to glass (compare Old English glæren glassy)]

glare2

(glɛər)

n.
a bright, smooth surface, as of ice.
[1855–60]

glare


Past participle: glared
Gerund: glaring

Imperative
glare
glare
Present
I glare
you glare
he/she/it glares
we glare
you glare
they glare
Preterite
I glared
you glared
he/she/it glared
we glared
you glared
they glared
Present Continuous
I am glaring
you are glaring
he/she/it is glaring
we are glaring
you are glaring
they are glaring
Present Perfect
I have glared
you have glared
he/she/it has glared
we have glared
you have glared
they have glared
Past Continuous
I was glaring
you were glaring
he/she/it was glaring
we were glaring
you were glaring
they were glaring
Past Perfect
I had glared
you had glared
he/she/it had glared
we had glared
you had glared
they had glared
Future
I will glare
you will glare
he/she/it will glare
we will glare
you will glare
they will glare
Future Perfect
I will have glared
you will have glared
he/she/it will have glared
we will have glared
you will have glared
they will have glared
Future Continuous
I will be glaring
you will be glaring
he/she/it will be glaring
we will be glaring
you will be glaring
they will be glaring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glaring
you have been glaring
he/she/it has been glaring
we have been glaring
you have been glaring
they have been glaring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glaring
you will have been glaring
he/she/it will have been glaring
we will have been glaring
you will have been glaring
they will have been glaring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glaring
you had been glaring
he/she/it had been glaring
we had been glaring
you had been glaring
they had been glaring
Conditional
I would glare
you would glare
he/she/it would glare
we would glare
you would glare
they would glare
Past Conditional
I would have glared
you would have glared
he/she/it would have glared
we would have glared
you would have glared
they would have glared
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glare - a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adaptedglare - a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted; "a glare of sunlight"
brightness - the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
2.glare - an angry stareglare - an angry stare      
stare - a fixed look with eyes open wide
3.glare - a focus of public attentionglare - a focus of public attention; "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"
prominence - the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
Verb1.glare - look at with a fixed gaze; "The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her"
stare - fixate one's eyes; "The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly"
2.glare - be sharply reflected; "The moon glared back at itself from the lake's surface"
shine, reflect - be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"
3.glare - shine intensely; "The sun glared down on us"
beat - glare or strike with great intensity; "The sun was beating down on us"
beam, shine - emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"

glare

verb
1. scowl, frown, glower, look daggers, stare angrily, give a dirty look, lour or lower He glared and muttered something.
2. dazzle, blaze, flare, flame The light was glaring straight into my eyes.
noun
1. scowl, frown, glower, dirty look, black look, angry stare, lour or lower His glasses magnified his irritable glare.
2. dazzle, glow, blaze, flare, flame, brilliance the glare of a car's headlights

glare

verb
1. To stare fixedly and angrily:
2. To be projected with blinding intensity:
3. To be obtrusively conspicuous:
Idioms: stare someone in the face, stick out like a sore thumb.
noun
1. A fixed angry stare:
2. An intense blinding light:
Translations
سُطوع الشَّمْسنَظْرَه غاضِبَهيُحَدِّقُ بِعَيْنٍ غاضِبَهيُحَمْلِقُيَسْطَعُ
dívat seoslnivý jasplanoutzlobně hledětzlobný pohled
blændeblændende lysnidstirreskule
katsoa vihaisesti
bijesno zuriti
átható pillantástûzvakító fény
glampi, skerandi birtahvessa augun áreiîilegt augnaráîskína mjög bjart
にらみつける
노려보다
akinamaiakinantis spindėjimasakis badantisdėbsotidėbtelėjimas
nikni skatītiesnikns skatiensžilbinātžilbinoša gaisma
oslnivý jaszlostne hľadieť
bleščanjebleščati sesrep pogledsrepo pogledati
stirra
ส่องแสงเจิดจ้า
göz kamaştıracak şekilde parlamakgöz kamaştırıcı ışıköfkeli bakışöfkeyle bakmakparlamak
nhìn trừng trừng

glare

[glɛəʳ]
A. N
1. [of light, sun] → luz f deslumbradora; (= dazzle) → deslumbramiento m
because of the glare of the light in Spaindebido a lo resplandeciente que es la luz en España
in the full glare of publicitybajo los focos de la publicidad
2. (= look) → mirada f feroz
B. VI
1. [light] → deslumbrar
2. (= look) to glare at sblanzar una mirada de odio a algn

glare

[ˈglɛər]
n
[light] → lumière f éblouissante
the glare of publicity → le feu des projecteurs
(= angry look) → regard m furieux
vi
[light] → briller d'un éclat aveuglant
[person] → lancer un regard furieux
to glare at sb → lancer un regard furieux à qn
He glared at me → Il m'a lancé un regard furieux.

glare

n
greller Schein; (from sun, bulb, lamp) → grelles Licht, greller Schein; the glare of the sundas grelle Sonnenlicht; to escape the glare of publicitydem grellen Licht der Öffentlichkeit entkommen
(= stare)wütender or stechender Blick; a glare of hatred/angerein hasserfüllter/zorniger Blick
vi
(light, sun)grell scheinen; (headlights)grell leuchten; (bulb)grell brennen
(= stare)(zornig) starren; to glare at somebody/somethingjdn/etw zornig anstarren
vt to glare defiance/hatred at somebodyjdn trotzig or voller Trotz/hasserfüllt or voll von Hass anstarren

glare

[glɛəʳ]
1. n
a. (of light, sun) → luce f or bagliore m accecante
the glare of publicity (fig) → il chiasso della pubblicità
2. vi
a. (light) → sfolgorare
b. (look) to glare atfulminare con lo sguardo

glare

(gleə) verb
1. to stare fiercely and angrily. She glared at the little boy.
2. to shine very brightly, usually to an unpleasant extent. The sun glared down on us as we crossed the desert.
noun
1. a fierce or angry look. a glare of displeasure.
2. unpleasantly bright light. the glare of the sun.
ˈglaring adjective
1. unpleasantly bright; too bright. the glaring sun; glaring colours.
2. obvious. a glaring error.
ˈglaringly adverb

glare

يُحَمْلِقُ dívat se skule wütend starren αγριοκοιτάζω deslumbrar katsoa vihaisesti lancer un regard furieux bijesno zuriti guardare con occhio torvo にらみつける 노려보다 boos kijken blende zaświecić afrontar, olhar fixamente пристально или сердито смотреть stirra ส่องแสงเจิดจ้า öfkeyle bakmak nhìn trừng trừng 怒视

glare

n. resplandor, deslumbramiento, relumbrón;
v. mirar con intensidad.
References in classic literature ?
he answered slowly, for the shaded salon looked inviting after the glare without.
The cave was illuminated by the glare of other torches which seemed to rush forward.
I used to glare at young Lovett from a distance and only wished I had some way of showing my contempt for him.
It was very warm, and for a while they did nothing but exchange remarks about the heat, the sun, the glare.
The strong glare of the fire fell full upon his sturdy, weather-beaten countenance and forest attire, lending an air of romantic wildness to the aspect of an individual, who, seen by the sober light of day, would have exhibited the peculiarities of a man remarkable for the strangeness of his dress, the iron-like inflexibility of his frame, and the singular compound of quick, vigilant sagacity, and of exquisite simplicity, that by turns usurped the possession of his muscular features.
For two hours no one ventured in the glare of the open, or even to cross the narrow, unshadowed street, whose dull red dust seemed to glow between the lines of straggling houses.
Ever and anon, too, there came a glare of red light out of his eyes, as if the old man's soul were on fire and kept on smouldering duskily within his breast, until by some casual puff of passion it was blown into a momentary flame.
The whole neighborhood abounds with local tales, haunted spots, and twilight superstitions; stars shoot and meteors glare oftener across the valley than in any other part of the country, and the nightmare, with her whole ninefold, seems to make it the favorite scene of her gambols.
Much as I had made of the fact that this name had never once, between us, been sounded, the quick, smitten glare with which the child's face now received it fairly likened my breach of the silence to the smash of a pane of glass.
Too expensive and jolly, again thought I, pausing one moment to watch the broad glare in the street, and hear the sounds of the tinkling glasses within.
The waif-pole was thrust upright into the dead whale's spout-hole; and the lantern hanging from its top, cast a troubled flickering glare upon the black, glossy back, and far out upon the midnight waves, which gently chafed the whale's broad flank, like soft surf upon a beach.
Besides the depressing effect this had on my spirits, it very much weakened my sight, and when I was suddenly brought out of the darkness into the glare of daylight it was very painful to my eyes.