Complete Definition of "hearken"

English

Alternative spellings
(archaic) harken

Pronunciation
UK: IPA|/ËhÉËkÉn/

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To listen; to lend the ear; to attend or give heed to what is uttered; to hear with attention, obedience, or compliance.
  2. context|transitive|poetic To hear by listening.
  3. transitive To hear with attention; to regard.
Quotations
RQ:Authorized Version, Genesis 3:17
1833: w:Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson|Alfred Tennyson, Ånone

References
R:Century 1911

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