What does ware mean?

Definitions for warewɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ware(noun)

    articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'

  2. merchandise, ware, product(verb)

    commodities offered for sale

    "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"

  3. consume, squander, waste, ware(verb)

    spend extravagantly

    "waste not, want not"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ware


  2. Ware(verb)

    to wear, or veer. See Wear

  3. Ware(noun)


  4. Ware(adj)

    articles of merchandise; the sum of articles of a particular kind or class; style or class of manufactures; especially, in the plural, goods; commodities; merchandise

  5. Ware(adj)

    a ware; taking notice; hence, wary; cautious; on one's guard. See Beware

  6. Ware(noun)

    the state of being ware or aware; heed

  7. Ware(verb)

    to make ware; to warn; to take heed of; to beware of; to guard against

  8. Origin: [OE. ware, AS. waru; akin to D. waar, G. waare, Icel. & Sw. vara, Dan. vare; and probably to E. worth, a. See Worth, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ware

    wār, n. (used generally in pl.) merchandise: commodities: goods.—v.t. (obs.) to expend, lay out.—n. Ware′house, a house or store for wares or goods.—v.t. to deposit in a warehouse.—ns. Ware′houseman, a man who keeps, or is employed in, a warehouse or wholesale store; Ware′housing, the act of depositing goods in a warehouse; Ware′room, a room where goods are exposed for sale.—Warehousing system, the plan of allowing importers of dutiable goods to store them in a government warehouse without payment of duties until ready to bring the goods into market.—Benares ware, a fine ornamental metal-work made at Benares and other places in India; Delft ware (see Delf); Small ware, wares, textile articles of a small kind—e.g. tape, bindings and braids of cotton, silk, &c.; buttons, hooks, &c.: trifles; Tunbridge ware, inlaid or mosaic wood-work manufactured at Tunbridge; Wedgwood ware, a superior kind of pottery invented by Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795), ornamented by white cameo reliefs on a blue ground and the like; Welsh ware, a yellowish-brown earthenware with a transparent glaze. [A.S. waru, wares; Ger. waare.]

  2. Ware

    wār, adj. aware.—v.t. to take care of. [Wary.]

  3. Ware

    wār, in B. pa.t. of wear.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ware in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ware in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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