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Definitions of hark

  1. To listen; to lend an ear. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To listen; oftenest used in exclamation; as, Hark! listen. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To harken; listen. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. listen; used mostly in the imperative Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Or imp., hearken, listen. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Listen. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Used generally in the imperative, hear; listen; hearken. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for hark

  1. This was thy way from thy youth, Not to hark to My Voice. – Jeremiah by George Adam Smith
  2. But now, hark you, Foy van Goorl, what is to be done? – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard