PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Singular
fear

Plural
fears

  1. The plural form of fear; more than one (kind of) fear.
    My worst fears have come true: I'm stranded in the middle of nowhere without a phone!

VerbEdit

Plain form
fear

Third-person singular
fears

Past tense
feared

Past participle
feared

Present participle
fearing

  1. The third-person singular form of fear.
    Yes, he's afraid of spiders, but what he fears most is public speaking.