1. [syn: hark, harken, hearken]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hark \Hark\ (h[aum]rk), v. i. [OE. herken. See Hearken.]
To listen; to hearken. [Now rare, except in the imperative
form used as an interjection, Hark! listen.] --Hudibras.
Hark away! Hark back! Hark forward! (Sporting), cries
used to incite and guide hounds in hunting.
To hark back, to go back for a fresh start, as when one has
wandered from his direct course, or made a digression.
He must have overshot the mark, and must hark back.
He harked back to the subject. --W. E.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: listen; used mostly in the imperative [syn: hark,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
33 Moby Thesaurus words for "hark":
NB, attend, attend to, auscultate, be all ears, bend an ear, bug,
cock the ears, eavesdrop, examine by ear, give attention,
give audience to, give ear, give ear to, hear, hear out, hearken,
hearken to, heed, intercept, lend an ear, listen, listen at,
listen in, listen to, mark, mind, note, notice, remark, sit in on,