Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stare

1 sense of stare

Sense 1
stare -- (a fixed look with eyes open wide)
       => look, looking, looking at -- (the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stare

2 senses of stare

Sense 1
gaze, stare -- (look at with fixed eyes; "The students stared at the teacher with amazement")
       => look -- (perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!")

Sense 2
stare -- (fixate one's eyes; "The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly")
       => look -- (perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!")

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