Definitions for AREɑr; unstressed ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

areɑr; unstressed ər(v.)

  1. Category: Function Word

    Ref: pres. indic. pl. and 2nd pers. sing. of be . 1

Origin of are:

bef. 900; ME aren, are, arn, OE aron; c. ON eru. See art2

areɛər, ɑr(n.)

  1. a surface measure equal to 100 square meters, equivalent to 119.6 sq. yds.; 1/100 of a hectare.

    Category: Weights and Measures

    Ref: Abbr.: a 6

Origin of are:

1810–20; < F < L ārea. See area

Princeton's WordNet

  1. are, ar(noun)

    a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. are(adjective)ɛər, ɑr

    the present tense plural of "be"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Are

    the present indicative plural of the substantive verb to be; but etymologically a different word from be, or was. Am, art, are, and is, all come from the root as

  2. Are(noun)

    the unit of superficial measure, being a square of which each side is ten meters in length; 100 square meters, or about 119.6 square yards

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ARE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #22

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ARE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #38


Translations for ARE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

oar(noun)

a long piece of wood with a flat end for rowing a boat.

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