/hɪər/ verb (past tense and past participle heard)
SOUND [I, T] › to be aware of a sound through your ears: I could hear his voice in the distance. I can't hear - can you turn the sound up? INFORMATION [I, T] › to be told some information: When did you first hear about this? Have you heard the news? Jane's back. [+ (that)] I hear that you're leaving. LAW [T] › If a judge hears a case, they listen to it in a law court, to decide if someone is guilty or not.
will not hear of sth › If someone will not hear of something, they will not allow it: I wanted to pay for her meal but she wouldn't hear of it.