Definition of “hard” - Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /hɑːd/
Extra Examples
He worked hard at getting the project started.I never manage to lose any weight, no matter how hard I try.Think hard before accepting the offer.He's been training hard for the race for several weeks now.We all studied extremely hard for the exam.

A1 with a lot of effort:

She tried very hard but she wasn't quite fast enough.
You'll have to work harder, if you want to pass this exam.

B1 with a lot of force:

It's been raining hard all day.
She kicked the ball as hard as she could.

(Definition of “hard adverb” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)