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deafen

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeafendeaf‧en /ˈdefən/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 HEAR#if a noise deafens you, it is so loud that you cannot hear anything else2 HEAR#to make someone go deaf Grammar Deafen is often used in the passive.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
deafenWe were deafened by the explosion.Lampard was briefly stunned and deafened so that he couldn't hear himself.The roar of the water deafened them.
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Verb table
deafen
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydeafen
he, she, itdeafens
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydeafened
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave deafened
he, she, ithas deafened
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad deafened
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill deafen
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have deafened
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam deafening
he, she, itis deafening
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you, we, theyare deafening
Past
I, he, she, itwas deafening
you, we, theywere deafening
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been deafening
he, she, ithas been deafening
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been deafening
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be deafening
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been deafening
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