Definition of 'stare'
Example sentences containing 'stare'
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Instead they stare ahead with confused looks on their faces. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We stood for an hour staring in disbelief. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In many of our hospitals and care homes people are staring into space. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You could just see his staring eyes. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)Those who stared longest were more willing to share a toy in tests. The Sun (2011)These are what you will stand and stare at. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We were really staring into the abyss. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He stared straight ahead as the guilty verdicts were read out. The Sun (2014)Wives were whacking their husbands over the head for staring. The Sun (2012)Some of us just stared in disbelief. Christianity Today (2000)We sat there on the sofa just staring at one another. The Sun (2009)Do not stand and stare at me as if you were glued to the spot. Heidi (1881)The world stared into the abyss just three years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The old gardener pushed his cap back on his bald head and stared at her a minute. The Secret Garden (1911) Look at them staring at us! Times, Sunday Times (2015)Two men who had run up the stairs behind me stared in disbelief and shouted to the driver to open the doors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a cold, brutal stare. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The good citizens of Banbury pointed and stared and looked bewildered. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Zen can be done sitting down, while staring off into space. THROWING THE ELEPHANT (2002)He just returned a cold, blank stare. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She looked drained and stared into space as the family pulled up to the six-bedroom house. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sitting on the sofa, staring into space. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'stare'
British English: stare /stɛə/ VERB
If you stare at someone or something, you look at them for a long time.
She stared at him in disbelief, shaking her head.
- American English: stare
- Arabic: يُحَمْلِقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: olhar fixamente
- Chinese: 盯着看
- Croatian: zuriti
- Czech: zírat
- Danish: stirre
- Dutch: staren
- European Spanish: quedarse mirando
- Finnish: tuijottaa
- French: fixer regarder
- German: starren
- Greek: κοιτάζω επίμονα
- Italian: fissare
- Japanese: じっと見つめる
- Korean: 응시하다
- Norwegian: stirre
- Polish: gapić się
- European Portuguese: olhar fixamente
- Romanian: a privi
- Russian: пристально глядеть
- Spanish: quedarse mirando
- Swedish: stirra
- Thai: จ้อง
- Turkish: gözünü dikip bakmak
- Ukrainian: пильно дивитися
- Vietnamese: nhìn chằm chằm
Definition of stare from the Collins English Dictionary
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