HyperDic: deaf

English > 4 senses of the word deaf:
ADJECTIVEalldeaflacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part
alldeaf, indifferent(usually followed by 'to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed
NOUNgroupdeafpeople who have severe hearing impairments
VERBperceptiondeaf, deafenmake or render deaf
deaf > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'f
RhymesBrezhnev ... UNICEF: 7 rhymes with ehf...
English > deaf: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part.
Narrowerdeaf-and-dumb, deaf-mutelacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak
deafenedCaused to hear poorly or not at all
hard-of-hearing, hearing-impairedHaving a hearing loss
profoundly deaf, stone-deaf, deaf as a post, unhearingtotally deaf
tone-deafUnable to appreciate music
Oppositehearingable to perceive sound
Spanishsorda, sordo
Catalansord
Nounsdeafpeople who have severe hearing impairments
deafnesspartial or complete loss of hearing
English > deaf: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(usually followed by 'to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed.
Example"deaf to her warnings"
Synonymindifferent
Broaderheedless, unheedingmarked by or paying little heed or attention
English > deaf: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningPeople who have severe hearing impairments.
Example"many of the deaf use sign language"
Membersdeaf personA person with a severe auditory impairment
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
Catalansord
Adjectivesdeaflacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part
Verbsdeafmake or render deaf
English > deaf: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake or render deaf.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"a deafening noise"
Synonymdeafen
Broaderdesensitize, desensitiseCause not to be sensitive
Spanishensordecer
Catalanensordir
Nounsdeafpeople who have severe hearing impairments

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict