1. [Verb]: be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation"

2. [Verb]: endure (emotional pain); "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"

3. [Verb]: undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate"

4. [Verb]: be given to; "She suffers from a tendency to talk too much"

5. [Verb]: 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"

6. [Verb]: get worse; "His grades suffered"

7. [Verb]: 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"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

8. [Verb]: undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"

9. [Verb]: feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"

10. [Verb]: feel pain or be in pain

11. [Verb]: feel unwell or uncomfortable; "She is suffering from the hot weather"

Opposite words to 'suffer'

Try another search!

Look up words in the English4.Today Online Dictionary and add them to your own personal dictionary for vocabulary practice.

All you need to start your own personal dictionary web is a free English4.Today membership. Podcasts

Get immediate access to grammar tests, quizzes, exercises, pronuciation practice, vocabulary building, courses, and an online community all wanting to improve their English and help you improve yours! Standard membership is FREE!!