Definitions and translations for "suffer"

Definition of suffer

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Verb
1. To undergo hardship.
2. To feel pain.
At least he didn't suffer when he died in the car crash.
3. To have a disease or condition.
He's suffering from the flu this week.
4. To become worse.
If you keep partying like this, your school-work will suffer.
5. To endure, undergo.
I've been suffering your insults for years;  we hope you never have to suffer the same pain
6. To allow.
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English - English - suffer

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v. feel pain, experience loss or harm, endure misfortune; be punished; tolerate, endure; stand, bear; allow, permit
adj. dull, muzzy
n. dotard, duffer, dullard, muff, poke, yo yo, Sammy

English - Spanish - suffer

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v. sufrir, adolecer, aguantar, angustiarse, aquejarse, carecer, padecer, penar

English - French - suffer

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v. éprouver; subir; souffrir; endurer; ressentir (douleur), être puni, tolérer

English - German - suffer

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v. leiden

English - Indonesian - suffer

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v. menderita, sengsara, mengidapkan, memikul, mendapat, mendapati, mendapatkan, tahan, membiarkan

English - Italian - suffer

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v. soffrire, patire; subire danno, essere danneggiato; essere punito; essere giustiziato

English - Polish - suffer

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v. cierpieć z powodu czegoś, ścierpieć, ucierpieć, najeść się, przecierpieć, ponieść, ulec, doznać, chorować, tolerować kogoś coś, pokutować, ponieść konsekwencje, odnieść, opłacać, najadać się, ulegać, doznawać, odnosić, odnosić się

English - Portuguese - suffer

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v. sofrer; ter prejuízo; tolerar

English - Romanian - suffer

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v. suferi, suporta, tolera, răbda, îndura, pătimi, geme, munci, admite, lăsa, muri, fi omorât, petrece, trăi, trage

English - Russian - suffer

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г. страдать, выстрадать, испытывать, вытерпеть, претерпевать, потерпеть, терпеть, сносить, позволять, дозволять

English - Turkish - suffer

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f. acı çekmek, çekmek, zarar görmek, katlanmak, cezasını çekmek, acısını çekmek, kıvranmak, zayiat vermek, izin vermek, göz yummak

English - Ukrainian - suffer

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v. страждати, зазнавати, витерплювати, покараний: бути покараним, держати, дізнавати, мордуватися, мучитися, перестраждати, перетерпіти, стерпіти, терпіти

Dutch - English - suffer

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n. dotard, duffer, dullard, muff, poke, yo-yo, sammy

English - Dutch - suffer

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ww. lijden; boeten; verwond raken

English - Greek - suffer

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ρήμ. υποφέρω, πάσχω, δεινοπαθώ

Dutch - French - suffer

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1. (gedrag - man) abruti (m); nul (m); cruche (f); cloche (f)
2. (gedrag - vrouw) cruche {informal}; gourde {informal}; personne incompétente

English - Arabic - suffer

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‏عانى، تحمل، قاسى، تألم، لاقى، كابد، خضع لعملية ما، تكبد، ترك، سمح، دفع الثمن، عاقب، تدهور‏

English - Chinese - suffer

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(动) 受痛苦, 受损害; 遭受, 忍受, 经历

English - Chinese - suffer

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(動) 受痛苦, 受損害; 遭受, 忍受, 經歷

English - Hindi - suffer

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v. सहना, झेलना, हानि होना, अस्वस्थ होना, छाती जलना, भुगतना

English - Japanese - suffer

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(動) 苦しむ; 損害を受ける; 患う; 受ける; 我慢する

English - Korean - suffer

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동. 고통받다, 어려움을 겪다; 벌받다; 참다, 견디다; 허용하다

English - Vietnamese - suffer

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v. cam chịu, chịu thiệt hại
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Synonyms for suffer
1. ail: hurt, languish, droop, writhe, agonise, agonize, sicken
2. sustain: endure, tolerate, bear, stand, stomach, undergo, permit
Verb forms for suffer
Present participle: suffering
Present: suffer (3.person: suffers)
Past: suffered
Future: will suffer
Present conditional: would suffer
Present Perfect: have suffered (3.person: has suffered)
Past Perfect: had suffered
Future Perfect: will have suffered
Past conditional: would have suffered