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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. suffer: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. suffer: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. suffer: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. suffer: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. suffer: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. suffer: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Suffer, suffer: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. suffer: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. suffer: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. suffer: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. suffer: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. suffer: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. suffer: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. suffer: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. suffer: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. suffer: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. suffer: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Suffer (album), Suffer: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Suffer: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. suffer: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. suffer: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. suffer: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. suffer: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. suffer: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. suffer: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. suffer: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. suffer: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. suffer: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Suffer (disambiguation), suffer: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. suffer: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SUFFER: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. suffer: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. SUFFER: Glossary of Biblical English of the Authorised Version of the HOLY BIBLE [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (suffer)

verb:  undergo or be subjected to ("He suffered the penalty")
verb:  undergo or suffer ("Suffer a terrible fate")
verb:  be given to ("She suffers from a tendency to talk too much")
verb:  feel pain or be in pain
verb:  undergo (as of injuries and illnesses) ("She suffered a fracture in the accident")
verb:  feel unwell or uncomfortable ("She is suffering from the hot weather")
verb:  endure (emotional pain) ("Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers")
verb:  get worse ("His grades suffered")
verb:  be set at a disadvantage ("This author really suffers in translation")
verb:  put up with something or somebody unpleasant
verb:  feel physical pain

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Phrases that include suffer:   suffer from, doesn't suffer fools gladly, don't suffer fools gladly, to suffer a default, suffer the consequences, more...

Words similar to suffer:   abide, ache, bear, brook, endure, get, have, hurt, meet, stand, stomach, sufferable, sufferableness, sufferably, suffered, sufferer, suffering, sustain, tolerate, ail, more...

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