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suffer meaning

EN[ˈsʌfə] [ˈsʌfɚ] [-ʌfə(ɹ)]
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WSuffer
  • To suffer is to undergo suffering.
  • Suffer may also refer to:
  • Suffer (album), by Bad Religion
  • "Suffer", a song by The Smashing Pumpkins from their album Gish
  • "Suffer", a song by Suicide Silence from their album No Time to Bleed
  • A legal term of art that means "to allow"
  • "Suffer", a song by Staind from their album Break The Cycle
  • "Suffer", a song by Stone Sour from Come What(ever) May

    Definition of suffer in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGsuffersPRsufferingPT, PPsuffered
    1. VI To undergo hardship.
      1. VI To feel pain.
        1. At least he didn't suffer when he died in the car crash. ‎
      2. VI (construed with from) To have a disease or condition.
        1. He's suffering from the flu this week. ‎
      3. VI To become worse.
        1. If you keep partying like this, your school-work will suffer. ‎
      4. VT To endure, undergo.
        1. VT (archaic) To allow.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Since I don't believe in reincarnation, I believe that the only way to eliminate suffering is to die.
            • And, too, I suffer a vague feeling of unsatisfaction, of regret, of almost remorse, from which I am seeking relief, and of which I shall speak in the last paragraph of this account.
            • Magdalen, who was permitted to receive the Lord's grace, now fulfills the office of her gratitude and penance by coenduring something of the suffering of the Cross.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • ...all the hinges of the animal frame are subverted, every animal function is vitiated; the carcass retains but just life enough to make it capable of suffering.
            • As they do they're encountering barn swallows, and the meeker barnies are suffering.
            • Though sexual myths project the image of the black male "pussy bandit," the "player" as the erotic hero leading this life of endless pleasure, behind the mask is the reality of suffering.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Verbs
            • Intransitive verbs
              • Transitive verbs
            Related Links:
            1. en suffered
            2. en suffering
            3. en sufferings
            4. en suffers
            5. en suffer'd
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            Meaning of suffer for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "suffer" is a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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