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synonyms for hearken

  • apprehend
  • attend
  • auscultate
  • catch
  • descry
  • devour
  • eavesdrop
  • get
  • give
  • hark
  • heed
  • listen
  • overhear
  • read
  • strain
  • take
  • be all ears
  • become aware
  • get an earful
  • get wind of
  • give an audience to
  • give attention
  • give ears
  • make out
  • pick up
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antonyms for hearken

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  • abstain
  • calm
  • disregard
  • fail
  • hold
  • ignore
  • keep
  • lose
  • miss
  • misunderstand
  • neglect
  • soothe
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How to use hearken in a sentence

In time, perhaps, “people… may then begin to think more coolly about this Matter, and hearken a little to Reason and Demonstration.”
TODAY’S CRYPTO FANATICS COULD LEARN A LOT FROM ISAAC NEWTON’S MONEY MISHAPSTHOMAS LEVENSONJUNE 23, 2021TIME
The so-called People’s Ordinance hearkens back to 1919, when 85 percent of voters supported a measure mandating that the city collect trash from homes and allowed city leaders to levy fees for it.
ONE COUNCILMAN WANTS TO TRASH THE PEOPLE’S ORDINANCELISA HALVERSTADTAPRIL 22, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The eyes of them that see shall not be dim, and the ears of them that hear shall hearken diligently.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, all the remnant of the house of Israel who are carried by my bowels, are borne up by my womb.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Hearken diligently to me, and eat that which is good, and your soul shall be delighted in fatness.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And I appointed watchmen over you, saying: Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Hearken not to the words of the prophets that say to you: You shall not serve the king of Babylon: for they tell you a lie.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Jeremias writeth to the captives in Babylon, exhorting them to be easy there, and not to hearken to false prophets.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But they would not hearken, and they turned away the shoulder to depart: and they stopped their ears, not to hear.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But needs must thou hearken from me that which I shall teach thee and lose not 222 a syllable of my speech.
ALAEDDIN AND THE ENCHANTED LAMPJOHN PAYNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HEARKEN

  • catch
  • concentrate on
  • devote oneself
  • follow
  • get a load of
  • hear
  • hearken
  • heed
  • keep an eye on
  • lend an ear
  • listen
  • listen up
  • look after
  • look on
  • mark
  • mind
  • note
  • notice
  • observe
  • occupy oneself with
  • pay heed
  • pick up
  • regard
  • see to
  • watch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.