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Meaning of ARE

Pronunciation:  âr

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters

ARE is a 3 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: ar
 See Also: area unit, hectare, square measure



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Are\ [AS. (Northumbrian) aron, akin to the 1st pers. pl.
    forms, Icel. erum, Goth. sijum, L. sumus, Gr. ?, Skr. smas;
    all from a root as. ? See {Am} and {Is}, and cf. {Be}.]
    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.
  2. \Are\, n. [F., fr. L. area. See {Area}.] (Metric system)
    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.