heard heard  /ˈhɜrd/


  1. (adj) detected or perceived by the sense of hearing
  2. (v) perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
  3. (v) get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
  4. (v) examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process
  5. (v) receive a communication from someone
  6. (v) listen and pay attention

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  1. You wouldn't have heard from her except for this: She got away.
  2. Around the time of the South Carolina primary, Gardner heard Limbaugh say there was something fishy about Kerrys Vietnam service but he couldnt quite put his finger on it.
  3. November 6-9, 2008 49% favorable13% unfavorable2% never heard of6% no opinion.


  1. Royalty wants appeal over Elan bid heard next week

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - U.S.-based Royalty Pharma sought to have an appeal heard next week over conditions attached to its hostile bid for Irish drug firm Elan that threaten to scupper the $8 billion deal. Royalty received a blow in its battle to take over Elan last week when Ireland's Takeover Panel ruled that the investment firm could not revise the terms of its offer, meaning it could become null ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Explosions heard from NATO site at Afghan airport

    Large explosions were heard around dawn Monday at the military side of Kabul's international airport, which houses a NATO headquarters, but the cause was not immediately clear.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Explosions heard in attack on Kabul airport; no word on casualties

    Large explosions and machine-gun fire were heard early Monday in an attack on the military side of Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan, which houses a NATO command headquarters. There was no immediate word on casualties.Kabul police told NBC News that they estimated as many as 10 suicide attackers had taken up in a building under construction near the airport. An Afghan army general told ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: MSNBC


  1. "You've heard of mental depression; this is a mental recession," Gramm, a former Texas senator, told the newspaper, adding that the presumptive Republican nominee will face an uphill battle fighting those perceptions.
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Phil Gramm Source: FOXNews

  2. "I had heard that human growth hormone could promote faster healing for my elbow," Pettitte said in a statement issued through his agent. "I felt an obligation to get back to my team as soon as possible. For this reason, and for only this...
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Andy Pettitte Source: SI.com

  3. "I was deeply saddened this evening when I heard of Jerry Ford's death," former first lady Nancy Reagan said in a statement.
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: Nancy Reagan Source: Forbes

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