undergo or be subjected to
"He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"
suffer, sustain, have, get(verb)
undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
"She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"
experience (emotional) pain
"Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up(verb)
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
"His grades suffered"
feel pain or be in pain
hurt, ache, suffer(verb)
feel physical pain
"Were you hurting after the accident?"
feel unwell or uncomfortable
"She is suffering from the hot weather"
be given to
"She suffers from a tendency to talk too much"
undergo or suffer
"meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate"
be set at a disadvantage
"This author really suffers in translation"
To undergo hardship.
To feel pain.
At least he didn't suffer when he died in the car crash.
To have a disease or condition.
He's suffering from the flu this week.
To become worse.
If you keep partying like this, your school-work will suffer.
To endure, undergo.
Origin: From suffren, from suffrir, from suffero, from sub- + fero, from bʰer-.
to feel, or endure, with pain, annoyance, etc.; to submit to with distress or grief; to undergo; as, to suffer pain of body, or grief of mind
to endure or undergo without sinking; to support; to sustain; to bear up under
to undergo; to be affected by; to sustain; to experience; as, most substances suffer a change when long exposed to air and moisture; to suffer loss or damage
to allow; to permit; not to forbid or hinder; to tolerate
to feel or undergo pain of body or mind; to bear what is inconvenient; as, we suffer from pain, sickness, or sorrow; we suffer with anxiety
to undergo punishment; specifically, to undergo the penalty of death
to be injured; to sustain loss or damage
Suffer is the third album by American punk rock band Bad Religion, released on the Californian independent record label Epitaph Records on September 8, 1988. It was the first album that was both released and distributed by the label. Following the release of the EP Back to the Known, Bad Religion went on a temporary hiatus, then reunited with its original members and went to work on its first full-length studio album in five years. Although Suffer was not charted in Billboard, it has been cited by some critics as one of the most important punk rock albums of all time. After its release, Suffer quickly became Epitaph Records' best seller and was the label's best-selling album for a number of years, until the release of The Offspring's 1994 highly acclaimed album Smash. A plethora of third-wave punk bands cite this album as a major inspiration; NOFX's Fat Mike has called it "the record that changed everything."
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
suf′ėr, v.t. to undergo: to endure: to be affected by: to permit.—v.i. to feel pain or punishment: to sustain loss: to be injured.—adj. Suff′erable, that may be suffered: allowable.—n. Suff′erableness.—adv. Suff′erably.—ns. Suff′erance, state of suffering: endurance: permission: toleration; Suff′erer; Suff′ering, distress, loss, or injury. [L. sufferre—sub, under, ferre, to bear.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'suffer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2712
Rank popularity for the word 'suffer' in Verbs Frequency: #182
The numerical value of suffer in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of suffer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- تألم, عانىArabic
- sofrir, empitjorar, patirCatalan, Valencian
- erleiden, leidenGerman
- βασανίζομαι, υπομένω, δεινοπαθώ, εγκαρτερώ, υποφέρω, επιτρέπω, πάσχωGreek
- sufrir, padecer, empeorarSpanish
- olla, sietää, potea, hyväksyä, kärsiä, kestää, kituaFinnish
- endurer, souffrir, pâtir, supporterFrench
- soufriHaitian Creole
- soffrire, penare, lasciare, subire, patireItalian
- 掛かる, 苦しむ, 罹患する, 我慢する, 被るJapanese
- patior, aggravorLatin
- kōharihari, ngahiMāori
- lide, forverreNorwegian
- cierpieć, doświadczaćPolish
- sofrer, piorarPortuguese
- pitir, piteir, patirRomansh
- дозволять, мучаться, страдатьRussian
- sufrire, sufriri, sunfrire, patiri, patire, sunfririSardinian
- lida, tillåta, låtaSwedish
- elem çekmek, hasta olmak, hastalikli, beter olmak, çekmek, elem çekecekTurkish
- cảm thấy đau, đau khổVietnamese
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