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Synonyms for overhear
ˌoʊ vərˈhɪərover·hear

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  1. catch, take in, overhearverb

    hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers

    "We overheard the conversation at the next table"

    Synonyms:
    hitch, earn, take in, put one over, gather in, suck up, capture, beguile, get, befool, invite, slang, gull, imbibe, trip up, pull in, put on, view, arrest, enamour, captivate, take, have, trance, adopt, make, fascinate, enamor, see, receive, gain, becharm, assimilate, put one across, ingest, realise, catch up with, sop up, watch, suck, clear, entrance, take up, soak up, charm, cod, pick up, fool, draw, bring in, catch, overtake, grab, dupe, enchant, realize, consume, absorb, collect, take hold of, bewitch, suck in

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How to use overhear in a sentence?

  1. Jackson Lee:

    I could overhear her speaking with a flight attendant (an African American woman), i saw the gate agent go to the seat of the individual who was walking back and forth before we took off.

  2. Louise Sattler:

    You would overhear the mom and daughter talking about, 'Oh, isn't it great that you just filmed so-and-so. This'll be a snap. You've already been in front of this producer,' anything to get into the mind of the poor kid who is going up for an audition.


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