Definitions for Learlɪər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Lear

Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. Edward, 1812–88, English writer of humorous verse and landscape painter.

    Category: Biography

  2. Category: Literature

    Ref: King Lear

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lear, Edward Lear(noun)

    British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)

  2. Lear, King Lear(noun)

    the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters


  1. lear(Noun)

    Something learned; a lesson.

  2. lear(Noun)

    Learning, lore; doctrine.

  3. lear(Verb)

    To teach.

  4. lear(Verb)

    To learn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lear(verb)

    to learn. See Lere, to learn

  2. Lear(noun)

    lore; lesson

  3. Lear(adj)

    see Leer, a

  4. Lear(noun)

    an annealing oven. See Leer, n

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Lear

    a legendary British king, the hero of one of Shakespeare's tragedies, the victim of the unnatural conduct of two of his daughters.


Find a translation for the Lear definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Lear definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Lear." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 27 Nov. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for Lear?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Lear: