Synonyms for starestɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stare(verb)

    a fixed look with eyes open wide

  2. gaze, stare(verb)

    look at with fixed eyes

    gaze, stare

  3. stare(verb)

    fixate one's eyes


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stare

    To see is simply to become conscious of an object of vision; to look is to make a conscious and direct endeavor to see. To behold is to fix the sight and the mind with distinctness and consideration upon something that has come to be clearly before the eyes. We may look without seeing, as in pitch-darkness, and we may see without looking, as in case of a flash of lightning. To gaze is to look intently, long, and steadily upon an object. To glance is to look casually or momentarily. To stare is to look with a fixed intensity such as is the effect of surprise, alarm, or rudeness. To scan is to look at minutely, to note every visible feature. To inspect is to go below the surface, uncover, study item by item. View and survey are comprehensive, survey expressing the greater exactness of measurement or estimate. Watch brings in the element of time and often of wariness; we watch for a movement or change, a signal, the approach of an enemy, etc. Compare APPEAR.

    behold, contemplate, descry, discern, gaze, glance, inspect, look, regard, scan, see, survey, view, watch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stare(v. n.)

    gaze, gloat, look intently, gaze earnestly

  2. stare(v. n.)

    chickweed, star-wort

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