Suffer

Suf"fer

, v. i. 1. To feel or undergo pain of body or mind; to bear what is inconvenient; as, we suffer from pain, sickness, or sorrow; we suffer with anxiety.
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O well for him whose will is strong!
He suffers, but he will not suffer long.
Tennyson.
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2. To undergo punishment; specifically, to undergo the penalty of death.
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The father was first condemned to suffer upon a day appointed, and the son afterwards the day following.
Clarendon.
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3. To be injured; to sustain loss or damage.
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Public business suffers by private infirmities.
Sir W. Temple.
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