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Synonyms for hark
hɑrk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hark, harken, hearken(verb)

    listen; used mostly in the imperative

    Synonyms:
    hearken, harken

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hark

    Between listen and hear is a difference like that between the words look and see. (Compare synonyms for LOOK.) To hear is simply to become conscious of sound, to listen is to make a conscious effort or endeavor to hear. We may hear without listening, as words suddenly uttered in an adjoining room; or we may listen without hearing, as to a distant speaker. In listening the ear is intent upon the sound; in attending the mind is intent upon the thought, tho listening implies some attention to the meaning or import of the sound. To heed is not only to attend, but to remember and observe. Harken is nearly obsolete.

    Synonyms:
    attend, harken, hear, heed, list, listen

    Antonyms:
    be deaf to, ignore, neglect, scorn, slight

    Preposition:
    We listen for what we expect or desire to hear; we listen to what we actually do hear; listen for a step, a signal, a train; listen to the debate.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hark(interj.)

    Synonyms:
    hear, listen, give ear

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    oyez

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How to use hark in a sentence?

  1. Bhartrihari:

    Hark! here the sound of lute so sweet, And there the voice of wailing loud; Here scholars grave in conclave meet, There howls the brawling drunken crowd; Here, charming maidens full of glee, There, tottering, withered dames we see. Such light! Such shade! I cannot tell, If here we live in heaven or hell.

  2. Edward Blackwell:

    Hark, a knock at the door!


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