What does Heard mean?

Definitions for Heard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heardadjective

    detected or perceived by the sense of hearing

    "a conversation heard through the wall"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Heard

    It is now written herd: as, cowherd, a cowkeeper; hyrd , Saxon.signifies a keeper, and is sometimes initial; as heardbearht, a glorious keeper: sometimes final, as cyneheard, a royal keeper. Edmund Gibson Camden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heard

    of Hear

  2. Heard

    imp. & p. p. of Hear

Editors Contribution

  1. heardverb

    Verb form of the word hear.

    They heard the music coming from the speakers as they entered the wedding venue, it brought much joy to their soul.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 18, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. HEARD

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Heard is ranked #1534 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Heard surname appeared 23,408 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 8 would have the surname Heard.

    54.5% or 12,762 total occurrences were Black.
    39.1% or 9,160 total occurrences were White.
    3.1% or 733 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.4% or 569 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.4% or 94 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 94 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Heard' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #481

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Heard' in Written Corpus Frequency: #398

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Heard in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Heard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Heard in a Sentence

  1. Joann Devito:

    I heard this noise, so I turned and looked and saw the whole thing caving in, i saw two women running and screaming. It was horrible.

  2. Ray Mayo:

    Without a doubt the community is scared, but I know of instances where residents have heard things and have called police.

  3. Mazie Hirono:

    My staff along with other offices I know got reports that there may be another victim, so we passed that information along to the staff of the ranking member, and that was it until I heard from Ronan Farrow on the day the article came out, because Ronan Farrow on the day knows how vocal I have been on this issue.

  4. Corey Johnson:

    To the thousands of New Yorkers who so admirably fought for budget justice over the past several weeks : we heard you and we stand with you, we recognize that New York City must move away from failed racist policing policies of the past.

  5. Andrzej Duda:

    Did anyone speak like this with Adolf Hitler during World War Two? did anyone say that Adolf Hitler must save face? That we should proceed in such a way that it is not humiliating for Adolf Hitler? I have not heard such voices.

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