Student Thesaurus

One entry found for suffer.
Entry Word: suffer
Function: verb
Text: 1 to give permission to <the elderly woman suffered her relatives to make a big fuss over her 90th birthday, although that was the last thing she wanted> -- see ALLOW 2
2 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it <willingly suffered hardships so that their children would have a better life> -- see EXPERIENCE
3 to feel deep sadness or mental pain <the husband suffered deeply at the mere suggestion that he had been unfaithful> -- see GRIEVE
4 to give permission for or to approve of <contends that the death penalty is something that no civilized society should suffer> -- see ALLOW 1