hear
hear vt heard, hear·ing
1 a: to give a hearing to
the court heard the claims
the judge agreed to hear argument on the objection
b: to conduct a hearing about
the magistrate's authority to hear a matter properly before him
2 a: to take testimony from
the committee will hear 30 witnesses
b: to take (as testimony) at a hearing
the judge heard statements from the victim's family

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

hear
I (give a legal hearing) verb adjudicate, causam, cognoscere, conduct a trial, decide, examine judicially, examine the witnesses, give a formal hearing to, give a judicial hearing to, give an official hearing to, hold court, inquire into, investigate judicially, judge, preside over, put on trial, referee, sit in judgment, try, try a case, try the cause associated concepts: arbitrate, hear and report, mediate II (give attention to) verb accept advice, accipere, acknowledge, advert, attend to, audition, ausculate, be attentive, be guided by, cognoscere, comply, defer to, give audience, give way, heed, listen, mind, note, obey, pay attention, regard, submit, subscribe, succumb, yield III (perceive by ear) verb auribus, become aware of, become conscious of, detect, discern something audible, make out, notice, perceive something audible, percipere, receive information aurally, recognize, take cognizance of IV index adjudicate, heed, notice (observe), overhear

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • hear — W1S1 [hıə US hır] v past tense and past participle heard [hə:d US hə:rd] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(hear sounds/words etc)¦ 2¦(listen to somebody/something)¦ 3¦(be told something)¦ 4¦(in court)¦ 5 have heard of somebody/something 6 not hear the last of somebody… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Hear — (h[=e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heard} (h[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hearing}.] [OE. heren, AS,. hi[ e]ran, h[=y]ran, h[=e]ran; akin to OS. h[=o]rian, OFries. hera, hora, D. hooren, OHG. h[=o]ren, G. h[ o]ren, Icel. heyra, Sw. h[ o]ra, Dan. hore,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hear — [hir] vt. heard [hʉrd] hearing [ME heren < OE hieran, akin to Ger hören (Goth hausjan) < IE base * keu , to notice, observe > L cavere, be on one s guard, Gr koein, to perceive, hear] 1. to perceive or sense (sounds), esp. through… …   English World dictionary

  • hear — O.E. heran (Anglian), (ge)hieran, hyran (W.Saxon) to hear, listen (to), obey, follow; accede to, grant; judge, from P.Gmc. *hausjan (Cf. O.N. heyra, O.Fris. hora, Du. horen, Ger. hören, Goth. hausjan), perhaps from PIE *kous to hear (see ACOUSTIC …   Etymology dictionary

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