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Synonyms for ear

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. earnoun

    the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium

    capitulum, pinna, spike, auricle

  2. earnoun

    good hearing

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

    capitulum, pinna, spike, auricle

  3. auricle, pinna, earnoun

    the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear

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

  4. earnoun

    attention to what is said

    "he tried to get her ear"

    capitulum, pinna, spike, auricle

  5. ear, spike, capitulumnoun

    fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. earnoun

    organ of hearing

  2. earnoun

    musical perception, faculty of discriminating sounds, sense of hearing

  3. earnoun

    regard, heed, attention, hearing

  4. earnoun

    spike (of grain), head

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ear":

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

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  1. Chris Murphy:

    This revolving door of American leadership is devastating to our nation's security as our allies now turn to more stable nations -- like China and Russia -- as our foreign policy infrastructure falls apart, john Bolton was the wrong choice and the silver lining to this instability is that there will be fewer people whispering war chants in the president's ear. But no one of any quality is going to take a job in the nation's national security cabinet so long as everyone's head is permanently hovering slightly above the chopping block.

  2. Jan Langbein:

    We first used in-ear headphones and we played a very nasty sound whenever they urinated outside, we thought this would punish the animals, but they didn't care. Ultimately, a splash of water worked well as a gentle deterrent.

  3. Allan Lokos:

    Lost a little bit of ear, which you don’t really notice if I don’t tell you about. But they thought I would lose the whole ear.

  4. The Committee:

    Our clear finding is that citizens should be confident the results represent the true results of the ballots cast by the people of Michigan, the Committee strongly recommends citizens use a critical eye and ear toward those who have pushed demonstrably false theories for their own personal gain.

  5. Julia Trainor:

    I had to put him on the phone and hold the phone to her ear as he told her that he loved her so much, and then I had to wipe away her tears, i'm used to seeing very sick patients and I'm used to patients dying, but nothing quite like this.

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