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stares, 3rd person singular present; stared, past tense; stared, past participle; staring, present participle;
  1. Look fixedly or vacantly at someone or something with one's eyes wide open
    • - he stared at her in amazement
    • - Robin sat staring into space, her mind numb
  2. (of a person's eyes) Be wide open, with a fixed or vacant expression
    • - her gray eyes stared back at him
  3. (of a thing) Be unpleasantly prominent or striking
    • - the obituaries stared out at us
  4. Reduce someone to (a specified condition) by looking fixedly at them
    • - Sandra stared him into silence
  1. A long fixed or vacant look
    • - she gave him a cold stare

  1. a fixed look with eyes open wide
  2. gaze: look at with fixed eyes; "The students stared at the teacher with amazement"
  3. fixate one's eyes; "The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly"
  4. (staring) agaze: (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder; "staring eyes"
  5. (staring) arrant(a): without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing ...
  6. Staré is a village and municipality in Michalovce District in the Kosice Region of eastern Slovakia.
  7. Stare were an early 1990s four-piece indie band from Norfolk, England. Members of the band were Michael Brown, Karl Goodbody, Richard Hammerton and Derek O'Sullivan.
  8. Staring is a prolonged gaze or fixed look. In staring, one object or person is the continual focus of visual interest, for an amount of time. Staring can be interpreted as being either hostile, or the result of intense concentration or affection. ...
  9. A persistent gaze; To look fixedly (at something)
  10. (Stares) Looking for a long time in a fixed gaze.
  11. (Staring) When Chuck Norris does not want to do a Roundhouse Kick, a solid stare is his second choice. Again, its effects seem to be his choice; some times it cures diseases, other times it can cause heads to asplode.
  12. F. to look intently at SB/ST because  it is difficult to see
  13. means to be when used in progressive tense.  If you use it with a present participle, it translates to something is happening, not something happens as with the present indicative.   Stare is also used in many health expressions.