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ware 1

 (wâr)
n.
1. An item that is offered for sale.
2. An attribute or ability, especially when regarded as an article of commerce: "Mathewson had displayed impressive wares with his fastball, big overhand curve and baffling 'fadeaway' (today known as a screwball)" (Stuart Miller).

[Middle English, from Old English waru, goods; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

ware 2

 (wâr) Archaic
tr.v. wared, war·ing, wares
To beware of.
adj.
1. Watchful; wary.
2. Aware.

[Middle English waren, from Old English warian; see wer- in Indo-European roots. Adj., Middle English; see wary.]

ware

(wɛə)
n (often in combination)
1. (functioning as singular) articles of the same kind or material: glassware; silverware.
2. (Ceramics) porcelain or pottery of a specified type: agateware; jasper ware.
[Old English waru; related to Old Frisian were, Old Norse vara, Middle Dutch Ware]

ware

(wɛə)
vb
another word for beware
adj
another word for wary, wise1
[Old English wær; related to Old Saxon, Old High German giwar, Old Norse varr, Gothic war, Latin vereor. See aware, beware]

ware

(wɛə)
vb
(Banking & Finance) (tr) dialect Northern English and Brit to spend or squander
[C15: of Scandinavian origin; related to Icelandic verja]

ware1

(wɛər)

n.
1. Usu., wares.
a. articles of merchandise or manufacture; goods.
b. any intangible items, as artistic skills or intellectual accomplishments, that are salable.
2. a specified kind of merchandise (usu. used in combination): silverware; glassware.
3. pottery, or a particular kind of pottery: delft ware.
4. Archaeol. a group of ceramic types classified according to paste and texture, surface modification, as burnish or glaze, and decorative motifs rather than shape and color.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English waru, c. Old Frisian, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch ware, Old Norse vara]

ware2

(wɛər)

adj., v. Archaic. adj.
1. watchful, wary, or cautious.
2. aware; conscious.
v.t.
3. to beware of (usu. used in the imperative).
[before 900; Middle English; Old English wær, c. Old Saxon war, Old High German giwar, Old Norse varr, Gothic wars]

ware3

(wɛər)

v.t. wared, war•ing. Scot.
to spend; expend.
[1300–50; Middle English < Old Norse verja to spend, invest]

ware


Past participle: wared
Gerund: waring

Imperative
ware
ware
Present
I ware
you ware
he/she/it wares
we ware
you ware
they ware
Preterite
I wared
you wared
he/she/it wared
we wared
you wared
they wared
Present Continuous
I am waring
you are waring
he/she/it is waring
we are waring
you are waring
they are waring
Present Perfect
I have wared
you have wared
he/she/it has wared
we have wared
you have wared
they have wared
Past Continuous
I was waring
you were waring
he/she/it was waring
we were waring
you were waring
they were waring
Past Perfect
I had wared
you had wared
he/she/it had wared
we had wared
you had wared
they had wared
Future
I will ware
you will ware
he/she/it will ware
we will ware
you will ware
they will ware
Future Perfect
I will have wared
you will have wared
he/she/it will have wared
we will have wared
you will have wared
they will have wared
Future Continuous
I will be waring
you will be waring
he/she/it will be waring
we will be waring
you will be waring
they will be waring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been waring
you have been waring
he/she/it has been waring
we have been waring
you have been waring
they have been waring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been waring
you will have been waring
he/she/it will have been waring
we will have been waring
you will have been waring
they will have been waring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been waring
you had been waring
he/she/it had been waring
we had been waring
you had been waring
they had been waring
Conditional
I would ware
you would ware
he/she/it would ware
we would ware
you would ware
they would ware
Past Conditional
I would have wared
you would have wared
he/she/it would have wared
we would have wared
you would have wared
they would have wared
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ware - articles of the same kind or materialware - articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'
article - one of a class of artifacts; "an article of clothing"
article of commerce - an article that is offered for sale
metalware - household articles made of metal (especially for use at table)
tableware - articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)
woodenware - ware for domestic use made of wood
2.ware - commodities offered for saleware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
cargo, consignment, freight, lading, shipment, payload, load, loading - goods carried by a large vehicle
commodity, trade good, good - articles of commerce
contraband - goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law
feature - an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles
generic - any product that can be sold without a brand name
ironmongery - the merchandise that is sold in an ironmonger's shop
irregular, second - merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
line of business, line of merchandise, line of products, product line, business line, line - a particular kind of product or merchandise; "a nice line of shoes"
mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet - a place of business for retailing goods
number - an item of merchandise offered for sale; "she preferred the black nylon number"; "this sweater is an all-wool number"
refill - a commercial product that refills a container with its appropriate contents; "he got a refill for his ball-point pen"; "he got a refill for his notebook"
release - merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film); "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"
dreck, schlock, shlock - merchandise that is shoddy or inferior
software product, software package - merchandise consisting of a computer program that is offered for sale
inventory, stock - the merchandise that a shop has on hand; "they carried a vast inventory of hardware"; "they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory"
top of the line - the best (most expensive) in a given line of merchandise
piece goods, yard goods - merchandise in the form of fabrics sold by the yard
Verb1.ware - spend extravagantlyware - spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"
fool away, fritter, fritter away, frivol away, fool, dissipate, shoot - spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
luxuriate, wanton - become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
lavish, shower - expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns; "He was showered with praise"
overspend - spend at a high rate
expend, spend, drop - pay out; "spend money"
splurge, fling - indulge oneself; "I splurged on a new TV"

ware

noun
A product or products bought and sold in commerce:
commodity, good (used in plural), line, merchandise.
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