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suffer

 
Verb suffer has 11 senses
  1. suffer, endure - undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"
    --1 is one way to experience, undergo, see, go through
    Antonyms: enjoy
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. suffer, sustain, have, get - 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"
    --2 is one way to experience, receive, have, get, undergo
    Derived form: noun sufferer1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. suffer - endure (emotional pain); "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"
    --3 is one way to
    feel, experience
    Derived forms: noun sufferer2, noun suffering2, noun suffering3
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue suffer
  4. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up - 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"
    --4 is one way to permit, allow, let, countenance
    Derived form: noun sufferance2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot suffer Sue
  5. suffer - get worse; "His grades suffered"
    --5 is one way to
    worsen, decline
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  6. suffer, hurt - feel pain or be in pain
    --6 is one way to be
    Antonyms: be well
    Derived forms: noun sufferer1, noun suffering1, noun suffering4, noun sufferance1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue suffer
  7. hurt, ache, suffer - feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"
    --7 is one way to perceive, comprehend
    Derived forms: noun sufferer1, noun suffering1, noun suffering4
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue suffer
  8. suffer, meet - undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate"
    --8 is one way to experience, undergo, see, go through
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. suffer - feel unwell or uncomfortable; "She is suffering from the hot weather"
    --9 is one way to
    be
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  10. suffer - be given to; "She suffers from a tendency to talk too much"
    --10 is one way to
    tend, be given, lean, incline, run
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  11. suffer, lose - be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation"
    --11 is one way to worsen, decline
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
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