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Synonyms for ear

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ear(noun)

    the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium

    capitulum, pinna, spike, auricle

  2. ear(noun)

    good hearing

    "he had a keen ear"; "a good ear for pitch"

    capitulum, pinna, spike, auricle

  3. auricle, pinna, ear(noun)

    the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear

    capitulum, atrial auricle, pinna, auricula atrii, pinnule, auricle, spike

  4. ear(noun)

    attention to what is said

    "he tried to get her ear"

    capitulum, pinna, spike, auricle

  5. ear, spike, capitulum(noun)

    fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn

    capitulum, head, stiletto heel, pinna, auricle, spindle, spike heel, spike

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ear(n.)

    organ of hearing

  2. ear(n.)

    musical perception, faculty of discriminating sounds, sense of hearing

  3. ear(n.)

    regard, heed, attention, hearing

  4. ear(n.)

    spike (of grain), head

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ear(n)

    (of grain) spike

  2. ear(n)

    (external) auricle, pinna, concha, (inner) labyrinth

    Associated words:
    otology, otologist, aurist (ear doctor), auricular, otography, otopathy, aural, auditory, otiatrics, lappet, otoplasty, tympanitis, otorrhea, auricled, alveary, otolith, lobe, otic, binaural, malleus, stapes, incus

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    aer, ears, rae, bme, ree, rees, esp, word-of-mouth, auditory, esr

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How to use ear in a sentence?

  1. John Rockwell:

    What tied this all together was Linda Ronstadt ear( nobody was better at working out harmonies, which Linda did for most of her duet and trio arrangements) ; Linda Ronstadt exquisite control of pitch...( and) Linda Ronstadt willingness to master the rhythms and styles of every kind of music.

  2. Kevin Cole said.Alleged Colorado gunman:

    Kevin Cole said.Alleged Colorado gunman would just get really close and kind of hunch Kevin Cole said.Alleged Colorado gunman over Mike Shallenberger shoulder as Mike Shallenberger were sitting down, and he would just whisper in Mike Shallenberger ear,' Don't come to school tomorrow' and just kind of crack a smile and walk back to his seat.

  3. Oliver Hotham:

    South Korea can really play the good cop to Washington's bad cop, being a more sympathetic ear to Trump's hard line on denuclearization, there's certainly disagreement between Seoul and Washington on the speed at which all this peace stuff should unfold, but that disagreement actually helps this dynamic in many ways.

  4. Colton Kilgore:

    I was blown through the air. There was a deafening explosion, as I was sitting up my brain was in this haze and I couldn't hear out of my left ear and there was screaming and I realized ... it must have been a bomb.

  5. Dave Barry:

    Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear.

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