v 1: undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many
saints suffered martyrdom" [syn: endure
] [ant: enjoy
2: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a
fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after
eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg";
"He got his arm broken in the scuffle" [syn: sustain
3: endure (emotional pain); "Every time her husband gets drunk,
4: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear
his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure
a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate
the heat" [syn: endure
, put up
5: get worse; "His grades suffered"
6: feel pain or be in pain [syn: hurt
] [ant: be well
7: feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"
8: undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a
terrible fate" [syn: meet
9: feel unwell or uncomfortable; "She is suffering from the hot
10: be given to; "She suffers from a tendency to talk too much"
11: be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in
translation" [syn: lose