Definitions for Learlɪər

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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.


  1. Lear Corporation

    Lear Corporation, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, USA, is a Fortune 500 company, engaged in the business of manufacturing and distribution of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems. As of 2014, the company had 221 manufacturing facilities in 36 countries around the globe, staffed by 113,400 employees. They recorded an aggregate global sales of US$ 16.2 billion in 2013. Lear has two major divisions: the seating business segment and the electrical business segment.


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