Definitions for -ar

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  1. var. of ad- before

    r: arrear.

    Category: Affix


  1. var. of -al1, joined to words in which an l precedes the suffix:

    circular; lunar; singular.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Affix

Origin of -ar:

< L -āris; r. ME -er < AF, OF < L -āris


  1. var. of -er2, often under the influence of a spelling with -ar- in a cognate Latin noun:

    cellar; collar; poplar; scholar; vicar.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Affix


  1. var. of -er1 on the model of -ar2, used in the formation of nouns of agency:

    beggar; liar.

    Category: Affix


  1. Arkansas.

  2. army regulation.

    Category: Military


  1. Arabic.

    Category: Peoples


  1. argon.

    Category: Chemistry

* Chem. Symbol..


  1. arrival.

  2. arrive; arrives.


  1. accounts receivable.

    Category: Business

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