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overhear

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of overhear

  1. to listen to (another in private conversation) it's not polite to try to overhear intimate friends sharing confidences Synonyms listen in (on), eavesdropRelated Words bug, tap, wiretap; monitor, snoop, spy, surveil; attend, hear, hearken, heed, mind



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