• stared Definition & Synonyms
- (imp. & p. p.) of Stare
• Star Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Specifically, a radiated mark in writing or printing; an asterisk [thus, *]; -- used as a reference to a note, or to fill a blank where something is omitted, etc.
- (n.) A person of brilliant and attractive qualities, especially on public occasions, as a distinguished orator, a leading theatrical performer, etc.
- (n.) One of the innumerable luminous bodies seen in the heavens; any heavenly body other than the sun, moon, comets, and nebulae.
- (n.) That which resembles the figure of a star, as an ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honor.
- (n.) The polestar; the north star.
- (n.) A planet supposed to influence ones destiny; (usually pl.) a configuration of the planets, supposed to influence fortune.
- (n.) A composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, etc., which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance.
- (v. t.) To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle; as, a robe starred with gems.
- (v. i.) To be bright, or attract attention, as a star; to shine like a star; to be brilliant or prominent; to play a part as a theatrical star.
• Stare Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To look with fixed eyes wide open, as through fear, wonder, surprise, impudence, etc.; to fasten an earnest and prolonged gaze on some object.
- (v. t.) To look earnestly at; to gaze at.
- (v. i.) To be very conspicuous on account of size, prominence, color, or brilliancy; as, staring windows or colors.
- (n.) The starling.
- (v. i.) To stand out; to project; to bristle.
- (n.) The act of staring; a fixed look with eyes wide open.