Definitions for heard
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word heard.
detected or perceived by the sense of hearing
"a conversation heard through the wall"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
The general definition of "heard" is the past tense and past participle of the verb "hear," which means to perceive or become aware of sound through the ears.
imp. & p. p. of Hear
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
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'heard' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #481
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'heard' in Written Corpus Frequency: #398
The numerical value of heard in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of heard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
I heard what sounded like a gunshot! I heard a big firing, probably two minutes before the next two shots I heard and then after that there was a CRASH. I didn’t see anything, but I heard it!
I heard the police officer come to the window and say,' Put the phone down and get out of the car,' and Kim Potter said,' Why ?' And he said,' We'll explain to Daunte Wright mother when Daunte Wright mother get out of the car,' so, I heard the phone get either put on the dashboard or dropped, and I heard scuffling, and I heard the police officers say,' Kim Potter, don't run.' And then the other officer said,' Put the phone down'.
I heard Woodrow Wilson's guns I heard Maria crying Late last night I heard the news That Veracruz was dying
They take the paper and they read the headlines. So they've heard of unemployment and they've heard of bread-lines. And they philanthropically cure them all by getting up a costume charity ball.
My mother never boasted about it. She always kept it to herself, kept it secret. Spoke about it as little as possible. I would have preferred if she had also told us about it. Otto Frank visited us regularly and then you sometimes heard things, but I’ve never heard the whole story.
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