hear out


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v hear out listen to every detail and give a full hearing to
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  • Jerome K. Jerome
    “If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby it.”
  • Lord Chesterfield
    “Never hold anyone by the button or the hand in order to be heard out; for if people are unwilling to hear you, you had better hold your tongue than them.”
  • H. E. Jansen
    H. E. Jansen
    “The man who wins may have been counted out several times but he didn't hear the referee.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “The person who wins may have been counted out several times, but didn't hear the referee.”
  • Sir Eric Geddes
    Sir Eric Geddes
    “We will get everything out of her that you can squeeze out of a lemon and a bit more. I will squeeze her until you can hear the pips squeak.”
  • Sir John Lubbock
    “We often hear of people breaking down from overwork, but in nine out of ten they are really suffering from worry or anxiety.”


In literature:

Clear out of here, I tell you, double quick; do you hear?
"Reginald Cruden" by Talbot Baines Reed
Before he was out of hearing Silk broke into a loud laugh.
"The Willoughby Captains" by Talbot Baines Reed
Total abstinence I would not hear of; it was quite out of the question.
"Frank Oldfield" by T.P. Wilson
Cry out, so that the absent ones might hear them?
"The Castaways" by Captain Mayne Reid
Because, if I hear it out on the veldt we can ride straight off to you.
"Charge!" by George Manville Fenn
If some 'un 'll make a better plan I'd be glad to hear it and follow it out.
"Sappers and Miners" by George Manville Fenn
The person we were speaking of was still out of hearing.
"On the Banks of the Amazon" by W.H.G. Kingston
On hearing this, Uncle Denis offered to go out to try and ascertain what they were about.
"With Axe and Rifle" by W.H.G. Kingston
Aunt Deb saw me, and shouted out, asking me where I was going; but pretending not to hear her, I ran on.
"Dick Cheveley" by W. H. G. Kingston
As we approached the tents, men, women, and children hurried out to meet us, and welcomed us warmly, all eager to hear our adventures.
"Dick Onslow" by W.H.G. Kingston
He seized the first moment that they were out of hearing to warn me against them.
"My First Voyage to Southern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
As soon as they were out of sight and hearing, we prepared everything for getting under weigh.
"The Privateersman" by Frederick Marryat
I only asked her over out of kindness, being a woman with a good home as I have, and did you hear her?
"Some Everyday Folk and Dawn" by Miles Franklin
We use the word `assisting' advisedly, because Loo would not hear of his taking this sort of work out of her hands.
"The Iron Horse" by R.M. Ballantyne
A man could sit out on the veranda and look over the tumbling sea, and hear the ship's bells strike.
"The Brand of Silence" by Harrington Strong
If you could hear him sing out 'more r-rum!
"Chums of the Camp Fire" by Lawrence J. Leslie
If I hear from you that all's well, I'll slip out before Sister comes.
"The Lion's Mouse" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Day in and day out you hear about Westminster Abbey.
"A Book of Burlesques" by H. L. Mencken
Antony was kept out of the plot, and when the blow was struck he was detained at his office by pretended visitors who wanted a hearing.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7" by Elbert Hubbard
And, even as Fred Fenton bent down, he was thrilled to hear a third groan come out of the depths.
"Fred Fenton on the Track" by Allen Chapman

In poetry:

As the drowzing tiger, deep
In the dim cell, hears the shout
From the arena--from his sleep
Launches to its thunders out--
"The Helot" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
I hear from out his cabin rise
Sweet songs of praises unto God.
E'en with his painful wounds he sings,
And utters no resentful word.
"Honour's Appeal To Justice" by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks
That we may lift from out of dust
A voice as unto him that hears,
A cry above the conquer'd years
To one that with us works, and trust,
"In Memoriam 131: O Living Will That Shalt Endure" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
neediest one
stripped of splendor like a January tree
burning with shame
inside the chestnut body of a tree
hear me out
I beg for tenderness
""so many hearts run towards you"" by Halina Poswiatowska
To hear her sing--to hear her sing--
It is to hear the birds of Spring
In dewy groves on blooming sprays
Pour out their blithest roundelays.
"To Hear Her Sing" by James Whitcomb Riley
He loves to sit and hear me sing,
Then, laughing, sports and plays with me;
Then stretches out my golden wing,
And mocks my loss of liberty.
"How Sweet I Roam'd" by William Blake

In news:

A spokesman for Sen McCain points out that he spent hours at the Intelligence Committee briefing Thursday afternoon, and will be at the committee's hearing with General Petraeus Friday morning.
At least once as you walk through the hallways you've heard someone say, "I hear that's in," and, a bit later, "That's out.".
Did he hear you screaming out, "Falcon, Falcon.".
You will hear it and see it around town, but before it goes out there to the masses, we need more time to develop so we can meet the promi...
We're always interested to hear what shows you'll see on WIBW's CBS primetime lineup each year, and we found out today what's making it to fall.
After hearing Bruno Mars' latest single "Locked Out Of Heaven", some fans are comparing the singer and recent "Saturday Night Live" host to The Police.
Packed house turns out for US 64 bypass hearing.
We hear a lot these days about credit scores: "Find out your credit score".
After being shut-out of the Capitol , Thursday, UAW President, Bob King, says the state legislature will hear what the unions have to say on Tuesday.
Lawyers say a hearing Friday will sort out confusion over ex-cop's representation.
Head out to The Cellar Door to hear Visalia reggae band Mahop perform.
Sri Lanka's chief justice walks out of hearing.
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In science:

One hears the phrase that Ackermann’s function “diagonalizes-out” of primitive recursive functions.
A Universal Approach to Self-Referential Paradoxes, Incompleteness and Fixed Points
According to Simplicius, Diogenes the Cynic after hearing this argument from Zeno’s followers silently stood up and walked, so pointing out that it is a matter of the most common experience that things in fact do move .
Zeno meets modern science
In this context we would like to point out the following: One often hears that string theory is mathematically unique, predicting supersymmetry, the dimensionality (ten) of the world and the particle content.
Loop Quantum Gravity: An Inside View
Thus, in order to be fair on those speakers I did not hear, I shall make no direct references to the parallel talks and limit myself to oblique citation only. I should also point out that I am not an experimentalist and am therefore not qualified to discuss detector details etc.
Symposium Summary