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Suffer

Suf´fer
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Suffered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Suffering.]
2.To endure or undergo without sinking; to support; to sustain; to bear up under.
3.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.
4.To allow; to permit; not to forbid or hinder; to tolerate.
Thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.
- Lev. xix. 17.
I suffer them to enter and possess.
- Milton.
v. i.1.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.
2.To undergo punishment; specifically, to undergo the penalty of death.
3.To be injured; to sustain loss or damage.
Verb1.suffer - undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"
Synonyms: endure
Antonyms:
enjoy - have for one's benefit; "The industry enjoyed a boom"
2.suffer - 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"
Synonyms: sustain, have, get
3.suffer - endure (emotional pain); "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"
4.suffer - 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"
5.suffer - get worse; "His grades suffered"
6.suffer - feel pain or be in pain
Synonyms: hurt
Antonyms:
be well - be healthy; feel good; "She has not been well lately"
7.suffer - feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"
Synonyms: ache, hurt
8.suffer - undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate"
Synonyms: meet
9.suffer - feel unwell or uncomfortable; "She is suffering from the hot weather"
10.suffer - be given to; "She suffers from a tendency to talk too much"
11.suffer - be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation"
Synonyms: lose
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