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1. ear

noun. ['ˈiːr, ˈɪr'] the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.

Synonyms

  • auricular artery
  • tympanum
  • tympanic membrane
  • head
  • arteria auricularis
  • sensory receptor
  • vestibular apparatus
  • vestibular system
  • eardrum
  • sense organ
  • myringa
  • fenestra
  • receptor
  • vestibule of the ear
  • auditory system
  • caput

Antonyms

  • undock
  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow

Etymology

  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ere (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Ear

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

Example sentences of the word ear


1. Adjective
Staple or glue the ear shapes on either side of the elf hat with the pointed ends facing up.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Mark a dot with your marker 1/3 of the way down from the bottom of the ear.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Elephant’s ear Illustris thrives in moist shade but tolerates a smattering of sunlight.

Quotes containing the word ear


1. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia

2. If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
- A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

3. I hope that no more groans of wounded men and women will ever go to the ear of the Great Spirit Chief above, and that all people may be one people.
- Chief Joseph

2. ear-shell

noun. any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior.

Synonyms

  • Haliotis tuberculata
  • ormer
  • abalone
  • sea-ear
  • Haliotis
  • genus Haliotis
  • gastropod

3. cats-ear

noun. any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having flowers with petals shaped like cat's ears.

Synonyms

  • Calochortus
  • genus Calochortus

4. Jews-ear

noun. widely distributed edible fungus shaped like a human ear and growing on decaying wood.

Synonyms

  • ear fungus
  • Jew's-ears
  • genus Auricularia
  • Auricularia
  • Auricularia auricula

5. dog-ear

noun. a corner of a page turned down to mark your place.

Synonyms

  • page
  • signal
  • signaling

Antonyms

  • negativeness
  • positiveness
  • negativity
  • positivity

6. lions-ear

noun. pantropical herb having whorls of striking lipped flowers; naturalized in United States.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • Leonotis nepetaefolia
  • genus Leonotis
  • Leonotis nepetifolia

7. ear

noun. ['ˈiːr, ˈɪr'] the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear.

Synonyms

  • cauliflower ear
  • auricle
  • earlobe
  • ear lobe
  • pinna
  • cartilaginous structure
  • tragus
  • outer ear

Antonyms

  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ere (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ear

noun. ['ˈiːr, ˈɪr'] good hearing.

Synonyms

  • hearing
  • auditory sense
  • sense of hearing
  • auditory modality

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • starve
  • deaf
  • inattentiveness

Etymology

  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ere (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. ear

noun. ['ˈiːr, ˈɪr'] attention to what is said.

Synonyms

  • attention

Antonyms

  • nonattendance
  • absence

Etymology

  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ere (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. ear

noun. ['ˈiːr, ˈɪr'] fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn.

Synonyms

  • spike
  • corn
  • maize
  • Zea mays
  • capitulum
  • Indian corn
  • fruit

Antonyms

  • attentive
  • effecter
  • mortal
  • someone

Etymology

  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ere (Middle English (1100-1500))
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