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Synonyms for stare
stɛər

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stare

    To see is simply to become conscious of an object of vision; to look is to make a conscious and direct endeavor to see. To behold is to fix the sight and the mind with distinctness and consideration upon something that has come to be clearly before the eyes. We may look without seeing, as in pitch-darkness, and we may see without looking, as in case of a flash of lightning. To gaze is to look intently, long, and steadily upon an object. To glance is to look casually or momentarily. To stare is to look with a fixed intensity such as is the effect of surprise, alarm, or rudeness. To scan is to look at minutely, to note every visible feature. To inspect is to go below the surface, uncover, study item by item. View and survey are comprehensive, survey expressing the greater exactness of measurement or estimate. Watch brings in the element of time and often of wariness; we watch for a movement or change, a signal, the approach of an enemy, etc. Compare APPEAR.

    Synonyms:
    behold, contemplate, descry, discern, gaze, glance, inspect, look, regard, scan, see, survey, view, watch

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stareverb

    a fixed look with eyes open wide

  2. gaze, stareverb

    look at with fixed eyes

    "The students stared at the teacher with amazement"

    Synonyms:
    gaze

  3. stareverb

    fixate one's eyes

    "The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly"

    Synonyms:
    gaze

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stareverb

    Synonyms:
    gaze, gloat, look intently, gaze earnestly

  2. stareverb

    Synonyms:
    chickweed, star-wort

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How to use stare in a sentence?

  1. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    The unique and gloriously repetitive stucco ornaments and special architectural style left me no choice but to stare at the ceiling and try to photograph it as best as I can, i stood exactly in the middle of the music hall and took the photo from above my head with a wide-angle lens.

  2. Unknown:

    We stare into the fire of life, the flame of the soul, Yet we stand, so far away, Basking in the eternal energy that flows from within it, We stand back, too scared to approach the flames.

  3. Cedric Richmond:

    The State of the Union is not a social function, some will boycott. Some will stare down racism, but we do it together.

  4. Stuart Stevens:

    There's a dark side to each and every human soul. We wish we were Obi-Wan Kenobi, and for the most part we are, but there's a little Darth Vadar in all of us. Thing is, this ain't no either or proposition. We're talking about dialectics, the good and the bad merging into us. You can run but you can't hide. My experience Face the darkness, stare it down. Own it. As brother Nietzsche said, being human is a complicated gig. Give that old dark night of the soul a hug Howl the eternal yes

  5. Glenn Greenwald:

    Hewas forced for the full hour to stare at the floor, not knowing what was happening except that he was being constantly threatened and then physically assaulted.

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