Definitions

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

  • A simplified spelling of are.
  • etc. Points of flexure in the curves of cooling of iron and steel.
  • 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.

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

Etymologies

Middle English arre, from Late Latin er.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • All Spanish verbs end in - ar, - er, or - ir in the infinitive form.

    Basic verb conjugation

  • Verbs that end in - ar have their own set of rules, and verbs that end in - er and - ir have another set.

    Basic verb conjugation

  • However if one spends time among people for whom 'chi***ar' is a way of life, not to get 'caught' will take due diligence and constant net-working.

    Salaries in Mexico??

  • I think it is PERFECTLY acceptible you calling her ar her grandparents, good luck with the last remaining tadpole-less days….

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  • ANsin ar an mbealach abhaile fuair mise ballra�ocht sa gym gar d�inn.

    One of these days… » Out and about

  • ~Villcm;; lrlry wvs proua of her, and therefors angiaus to sct. tla lrur tn~sincss while he was in the humoar to lose her. lle lu, hcot to iinish it by shooting a word ar two at Vernon bol'ore ~linncr.

    The Project Gutenberg FAQ 2002

  • 'Yes, he's my oldest, and a likely lad he ar tu -- He's twenty-one, and his name ar JOHN CALHOUN MILLS.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • In­gr­ed­ien­ts h­igh­er­ on­ th­e label ar­e pr­esen­t in­ gr­eater­ qu­an­tities, so look for­ n­am­ed­ m­eats h­igh­ on­ th­e list - n­ot m­eals or­ br­oth­s, an­d­ n­ot gen­er­ic­ wor­d­s like "pou­ltr­y­" "m­eat" or­ "fish­", bu­t n­am­ed­ spec­ies an­d­ ty­pes.

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  • In Marocco Za’ar is applied to a man with fair skin, red hair and blue eyes (Gothic blood?) and the term is not complimentary as “Sultan Yazid Za’ar.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • This is the case with every verb that ends in - ar.

    Basic verb conjugation

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  • Ar. Chemical element symbol for Argon.

    December 16, 2007

  • This is my Dad-Speak for "hour."

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