Definition of Suffer in English :
Define Suffer in English
Suffer meaning in English
Meaning of Suffer in English
Pronunciation of Suffer in English
Suffer pronunciation in English
Pronounce Suffer in Englishsee synonyms of suffer
1. endure, suffer
undergo or be subjected to
Example Sentences:'He suffered the penalty''Many saints suffered martyrdom'
undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
Example Sentences:'She suffered a fracture in the accident''He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars''She got a bruise on her leg''He got his arm broken in the scuffle'
experience (emotional) pain
Example Sentences:'Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers'
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
Example Sentences:'I cannot bear his constant criticism''The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks''he learned to tolerate the heat''She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage'
Example Sentences:'His grades suffered'
feel physical pain
Example Sentences:'Were you hurting after the accident?'
feel unwell or uncomfortable
Example Sentences:'She is suffering from the hot weather'
be given to
Example Sentences:'She suffers from a tendency to talk too much'
10. meet, suffer
undergo or suffer
Example Sentences:'meet a violent death''suffer a terrible fate'
11. lose, suffer
be set at a disadvantage
Example Sentences:'This author really suffers in translation'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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