1. [ verb ] look at with fixed eyes
Synonyms: gaze

"The students stared at the teacher with amazement"

Related terms: look stare_down stargaze
2. [ noun ] a fixed look with eyes open wide
Related terms: look gaze contemplation glare gape
3. [ verb ] fixate one's eyes; look at with a fixed gaze, as of a sculpture or a painting

"The ancestor in the painting stared down at us menacingly"

Related terms: look glower
Similar spelling:   Star