What does ARE mean?

Definitions for AREɑr; unstressed ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. are, ar(noun)

    a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters

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

  3. Origin: [F., fr. L. area. See Area.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Are

    ar, n. the unit of the French land measure, containing 100 sq. metres = 119.6 English sq. yards. [Fr.—L. area.]

  2. Are

    är, the plural of the present indicative of the verb To be. [Old Northumbrian aron, of Scand. origin. This form ousted the older A.S. sind, sindon. Both are cog. with Sans. s-anti, Gr. eis-in, L. sunt, Ger. s-ind.]

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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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARE in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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