What does stare mean?

Definitions for stare
stɛərstare

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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

    "The students stared at the teacher with amazement"

  3. stare(verb)

    fixate one's eyes

    "The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly"

Wiktionary

  1. stare(Noun)

    A persistent gaze.

    Etymology: From staren, from starian, from starājanan, from stere-. Cognate with staren, starren, stare, starr. More at start.

  2. stare(Verb)

    To look fixedly (at something).

    Etymology: From staren, from starian, from starājanan, from stere-. Cognate with staren, starren, stare, starr. More at start.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stare(noun)

    the starling

    Etymology: [AS. staer. See Starling.]

  2. Stare(verb)

    to look with fixed eyes wide open, as through fear, wonder, surprise, impudence, etc.; to fasten an earnest and prolonged gaze on some object

    Etymology: [AS. staer. See Starling.]

  3. Stare(verb)

    to be very conspicuous on account of size, prominence, color, or brilliancy; as, staring windows or colors

    Etymology: [AS. staer. See Starling.]

  4. Stare(verb)

    to stand out; to project; to bristle

    Etymology: [AS. staer. See Starling.]

  5. Stare(verb)

    to look earnestly at; to gaze at

    Etymology: [AS. staer. See Starling.]

  6. Stare(noun)

    the act of staring; a fixed look with eyes wide open

    Etymology: [AS. staer. See Starling.]

Freebase

  1. Staré

    Staré is a village and municipality in Michalovce District in the Kosice Region of eastern Slovakia.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stare

    stār, v.i. to look at with a fixed gaze, as in horror, astonishment, &c.: to look fixedly.—v.t. to influence in some way by staring.—n. a fixed look.—ns. Stārēē′, one who is stared at; Stā′rer, one who stares or gazes; Stā′ring, the act of staring.—adv. Stā′ringly, in a staring manner: with a fixed look. [A.S. starian, from a Teut. root seen in Ger. starr, rigid; also in Eng. stern.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stare' in Verbs Frequency: #258

Anagrams for stare »

  1. arste, aster, rates, resat, setar, tares, tarse, Taser, taser, tears, teras

  2. Arste

  3. Taser

How to pronounce stare?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say stare in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stare in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stare in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of stare in a Sentence

  1. Susie Myerson:

    They call it the tall wall on Sunset. I mean, I had to rush over there and park the car and just stare at it.

  2. Charles Lauller:

    You can stare into the past but only your future is within your control.

  3. Michele Kamali:

    We were in and out of the room -- because how long could you sit there and stare at a screen ?

  4. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    The unique and gloriously repetitive stucco ornaments and special architectural style left me no choice but to stare at the ceiling and try to photograph it as best as I can, i stood exactly in the middle of the music hall and took the photo from above my head with a wide-angle lens.

  5. Gene Fowler:

    Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.

Images & Illustrations of stare

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