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〔 ˋsʌfZ 〕


〔 ˊsʌfә 〕

Overview of verb suffer

The verb suffer has 11 senses

  • suffer, endure -- (undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom")

  • suffer, sustain, have, get -- (undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "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")

  • suffer -- (experience (emotional) pain; "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers")

  • digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up -- (put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "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")

  • suffer -- (get worse; "His grades suffered")

  • suffer, hurt -- (feel pain or be in pain)

  • hurt, ache, suffer -- (feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?")

  • suffer -- (feel unwell or uncomfortable; "She is suffering from the hot weather")

  • suffer -- (be given to; "She suffers from a tendency to talk too much")

  • suffer, meet -- (undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate")

  • suffer, lose -- (be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation")