from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of are2.
- n. The letter r.
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- n. The name of the Latin script letter R/r.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- conj. Ere; before.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name of the letter R. Also formerly spelled arre.
- n. See arr.
- n. Obsolete forms of are, ere, or, ore, etc.
- n. The assimilated form, in Latin, etc., of ad-before r; in older English words a restored form of Middle English and Old French a-, the regular reduced form of Latin ar-, as in array, arrange, etc.
- n. A suffix of nouns denoting an agent; a variant of -er, as in beggar, liar, formerly and properly begger, etc.
- n. A suffix of Latin origin, occurring in some nouns, as in bursar, medlar, mortar, vicar, etc.
- n. A suffix, of Latin origin, of adjectives (and of nouns thence derived), being equivalent to -al, for which it is used when l precedes, as in alar, polar, regular, singular, etc. (see -al, and compare -ar); of nouns, as in altar, collar, pillar, scholar, etc.
- n. In heraldry, a common abbreviation of argent.
- A simplified spelling of are.
- etc. Points of flexure in the curves of cooling of iron and steel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a colorless and odorless inert gas; one of the six inert gases; comprises approximately 1% of the earth's atmosphere
- n. a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters
- n. a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Middle English arre, from Late Latin er.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)