HyperDic: stare

English > 3 senses of the word stare:
VERBperceptionstare, gazelook at with fixed eyes
bodystarefixate one's eyes
NOUNactstarea fixed look with eyes open wide
stare > pronunciation
Soundssteh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > stare: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA fixed look with eyes open wide.
NarrowercontemplationA long and thoughtful observation
gapeA stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)
gaze, regardA long fixed look
glare, glowerAn angry stare
Broaderlook, looking, looking atThe act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
Spanishmirada
Catalanmirada fixa, mirada
Verbsstarefixate one's eyes
starelook at with fixed eyes
English > stare: 3 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaninglook at with fixed eyes.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey stare up the hill
Example"The students stared at the teacher with amazement"
Synonymgaze
Narrowerstare down, outstare, outfaceOvercome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring
stargazeobserve / observe the stars
Broaderlookperceive with attention
Spanishcontemplar, mirar fijamente, observar
Catalancontemplar, mirar fixament
Nounsstarea fixed look with eyes open wide
starera viewer who gazes fixedly (often with hostility)
English > stare: 3 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningfixate one's eyes.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThey stare up the hill
Narrowerglower, glarelook at with a fixed gaze
Broaderlookperceive with attention
Catalanfitar
Nounsstarea fixed look with eyes open wide
starera viewer who gazes fixedly (often with hostility)

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