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ɑr; unstressed ərare

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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

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. area. See Area.]

  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

    Etymology: [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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. are

    The archaism for oar (which see). A measure of land in France containing 100 square metres.

Editors Contribution

  1. are

    A specific location.

    The manager did ask where are the crew, we explained they were all working on live projects.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 25, 2020  
  2. are

    To act a specific way.

    They are listening with respect and taking action in order of priority to ensure optimum health, the creation and empowerment of human rights and shared prosperity for all on planet earth.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  
  3. are

    Verb form of the word be.

    We are so grateful for the beautiful moderate weather at this time.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 28, 2020  

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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

How to pronounce are?

  1. Alex
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  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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