Definitions for seresɪər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sere

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, withered(adj)

    (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture

    "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"

Wiktionary

  1. sere(Noun)

    An intermediate stage in an ecosystem prior to advancing to the point of being a climax community.

  2. sere(Adjective)

    Without moisture.

    1867 CE: Henry Lonsdale, The worthies of Cumberland

  3. Origin: From seer, from sear.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sere(adj)

    [OE. seer, AS. sear (assumed) fr. searian to wither; akin to D. zoor dry, LG. soor, OHG. sor/n to to wither, Gr. a"y`ein to parch, to dry, Skr. /ush (for sush) to dry, to wither, Zend hush to dry. Ã152. Cf. Austere, Sorrel, a.] Dry; withered; no longer green; -- applied to leaves.

  2. Sere(adj)

    dry; withered. Same as Sear

  3. Sere(noun)

    claw; talon

  4. Origin: [OE. seer, AS. ser (assumed) fr. serian to wither; akin to D. zoor dry, LG. soor, OHG. sorn to wither, Gr. a"y`ein to parch, to dry, Skr. ush (for sush) to dry, to wither, Zend hush to dry. 152. Cf. Austere, Sorrel, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sere

    Same as Sear.

  2. Sere

    sēr, adj. (obs.) separate, several, many.

  3. Sere

    sēr, n. (obs.) a claw.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sere in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Johnson:

    It is not growing like a tree in bulk doth make man better be Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere, A lily of a day is fairer in May Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant of flower and light, In small proportions we just beauties see And in short measures, life may perfect be.

  2. Benjamin Johnson:

    It is not growing like a tree
    in bulk doth make man better be;
    Or standing long an oak, three hundred year,
    To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere,
    A lily of a day
    is fairer in May
    Although it fall and die that night,
    It was the plant of flower and light,
    In small proportions we just beauties see;
    And in short measures, life may perfect be.

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