What does ARES mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ares(noun)

    (Greek mythology) Greek god of war; son of Zeus and Hera; identified with Roman Mars


  1. Ares(ProperNoun)

    The god of war, son of Zeus and Hera, brother Hephaestus, sister Eris, who is his companion. Attended by his sons, (to Aphrodite), Deimos and Phobos, and old war-goddess Enyo.

  2. ares(Noun)

    A unit of area of 100 square meters.

  3. Origin: From the Ἄρης


  1. Ares

    Ares, Doric Greek: Ἄρα was the Greek god of war. He is one of the Twelve Olympians, and the son of Zeus and Hera. In Greek literature, he often represents the physical or violent and untamed aspect of war, in contrast to the armored Athena, whose functions as a goddess of intelligence include military strategy and generalship. The Greeks were ambivalent toward Ares: although he embodied the physical valor necessary for success in war, he was a dangerous force, "overwhelming, insatiable in battle, destructive, and man-slaughtering." Fear and Terror were yoked to his battle chariot. In the Iliad, his father Zeus tells him that he is the god most hateful to him. An association with Ares endows places and objects with a savage, dangerous, or militarized quality. His value as a war god is placed in doubt: during the Trojan War, Ares was on the losing side, while Athena, often depicted in Greek art as holding Nike in her hand, favored the triumphant Greeks. Ares plays a relatively limited role in Greek mythology as represented in literary narratives, though his numerous love affairs and abundant offspring are often alluded to. When Ares does appear in myths, he typically faces humiliation. He is well known as the lover of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, who was married to Hephaestus, god of craftsmanship. The most famous story related to Ares and Aphrodite shows them exposed to ridicule through the wronged husband's clever device.

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  1. ARSE, arse, ears, ERAs, eras, rase, sear, sera


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARES in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARES in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. John Sirico:

    The deal here for Ares gives them an opportunity to win in almost every situation.

  2. Scott Perekslis:

    Ares eats its own cooking, holding significant risk and a material piece of the credit, which was an important part of the execution and why the syndication was remarkably smooth.

  3. Scott Perekslis:

    We did consider a couple of paths including a more traditional agent-led syndication, but given the complexity of the transaction and the story, the certainty of execution offered by Ares was important.

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