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hare

 (hâr)
n.
Any of various mammals of the family Leporidae, especially of the genus Lepus, similar to rabbits but having longer ears and legs and giving birth to active, furred young.
intr.v. hared, har·ing, hares
To move hurriedly, as if hunting a swift quarry.

[Middle English, from Old English hara; see kas- in Indo-European roots.]

Hare

(hɛə)
n
1. (Biography) Sir David. born 1947, British dramatist and theatre director: his plays include Plenty (1978), Pravda (with Howard Brenton, 1985), The Secret Rapture (1989), Racing Demon (1990), The Permanent Way (2003), and Stuff Happens (2004)
2. (Biography) William. 19th century, Irish murderer and bodysnatcher: associate of William Burke

Hare

(hɛə)
n
1. (Biography) Sir David. born 1947, British dramatist and theatre director: his plays include Plenty (1978), Pravda (with Howard Brenton, 1985), The Secret Rapture (1989), Racing Demon (1990), The Permanent Way (2003), and Stuff Happens (2004)
2. (Biography) William. 19th century, Irish murderer and bodysnatcher: associate of William Burke

Hare

(hɛə)
n
(Peoples) a member of a Dene Native Canadian people of northern Canada
[of Athapascan origin]

hare

(hɛər)

n., pl. hares, (esp. collectively) hare.
any of several long-eared, hopping lagomorphs of the family Leporidae, esp. of the genus Lepus, closely related to the rabbits but usu. larger and characteristically bearing well-developed young.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English hara; akin to Middle Dutch haese, Old High German haso, Old Norse heri hare]
hare′like`, adj.

hare

(hâr)
Any of various mammals similar to rabbits but having longer ears and legs and giving birth to active, furred young. Most hares are burrowing animals but do not make extensive warrens the way rabbits do.

hare

, rabbit, jackrabbit - Hares live in the open and bear young that have fur at birth, while rabbits live in burrows and bear young that are naked at birth; jackrabbits are hares, not rabbits.
See also related terms for naked.

hare


Past participle: hared
Gerund: haring

Imperative
hare
hare
Present
I hare
you hare
he/she/it hares
we hare
you hare
they hare
Preterite
I hared
you hared
he/she/it hared
we hared
you hared
they hared
Present Continuous
I am haring
you are haring
he/she/it is haring
we are haring
you are haring
they are haring
Present Perfect
I have hared
you have hared
he/she/it has hared
we have hared
you have hared
they have hared
Past Continuous
I was haring
you were haring
he/she/it was haring
we were haring
you were haring
they were haring
Past Perfect
I had hared
you had hared
he/she/it had hared
we had hared
you had hared
they had hared
Future
I will hare
you will hare
he/she/it will hare
we will hare
you will hare
they will hare
Future Perfect
I will have hared
you will have hared
he/she/it will have hared
we will have hared
you will have hared
they will have hared
Future Continuous
I will be haring
you will be haring
he/she/it will be haring
we will be haring
you will be haring
they will be haring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been haring
you have been haring
he/she/it has been haring
we have been haring
you have been haring
they have been haring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been haring
you will have been haring
he/she/it will have been haring
we will have been haring
you will have been haring
they will have been haring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been haring
you had been haring
he/she/it had been haring
we had been haring
you had been haring
they had been haring
Conditional
I would hare
you would hare
he/she/it would hare
we would hare
you would hare
they would hare
Past Conditional
I would have hared
you would have hared
he/she/it would have hared
we would have hared
you would have hared
they would have hared
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hare - swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legshare - swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes
leporid, leporid mammal - rabbits and hares
genus Lepus, Lepus - type genus of the Leporidae: hares
leveret - a young hare especially one in its first year
European hare, Lepus europaeus - large hare introduced in North America; does not turn white in winter
jackrabbit - large hare of western North America
Arctic hare, Lepus arcticus, polar hare - a large hare of northern North America; it is almost completely white in winter
Lepus americanus, snowshoe hare, snowshoe rabbit, varying hare - large large-footed North American hare; white in winter
hare, rabbit - flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
2.hare - flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
European rabbit, Old World rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus - common greyish-brown burrowing animal native to southern Europe and northern Africa but introduced elsewhere; widely domesticated and developed in various colors and for various needs; young are born naked and helpless
cottontail, cottontail rabbit, wood rabbit - common small rabbit of North America having greyish or brownish fur and a tail with a white underside; a host for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks)
hare - swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes
game - the flesh of wild animals that is used for food
Verb1.hare - run quickly, like a hare; "He hared down the hill"
run - move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"

hare

noun
Related words
adjective leporine
male buck
female doe
young leveret
habitation down, husk
see rabbits and hares
Translations
заек
zajíczaječice
hare
leporo
jänis
खरहाखारगोश
zec
nyúlmezei nyúl
héri
野ウサギ
산토끼
lepus
zaķis
zajac
zajeczajklja
hare
กระต่ายป่า
thỏ rừng

hare

[hɛəʳ]
A. N (hares or hare (pl)) → liebre f
first catch your hareno hay que empezar por el tejado
B. VIir a todo correr, ir a toda pastilla
to hare away or offirse a todo correr or a toda pastilla, salir disparado
to hare in/out/through (Brit) → entrar/salir/pasar a todo correr or a toda pastilla
he went haring pastpasó como un rayo

hare

[ˈhɛər]
nlièvre m
hare off
vipartir en trombehare-brained [ˈhɛərbreɪnd] adj [scheme] → farfelu(e); [person] → farfelu(e)

hare

n(Feld)hase m; hare and hounds (= game)Schnitzeljagd f; to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds (prov) → es mit niemandem verderben wollen; to start a hare (fig)vom Thema ablenken ? mad
vi (Brit inf) → sausen, flitzen (inf); to hare offlossausen or -flitzen (inf)

hare

:
harebell
nGlockenblume f
harebrained
adj person, planverrückt, behämmert (inf)
harelip
nHasenscharte f

hare

[hɛəʳ] nlepre f

hare

(heə) noun
an animal with long ears, like a rabbit but slightly larger.

hare

أَرْنَبٌ بَرِّيَّة zajíc hare Hase λαγός liebre jänis lièvre zec lepre 野ウサギ 산토끼 haas hare zając lebre заяц hare กระต่ายป่า yabani tavşan thỏ rừng 野兔
References in classic literature ?
They have found a hare," said my mother, "and if they come this way we shall see the hunt.
Abner himself avowed his complete innocence, and told the neighbors how a red-haired man with a hare lip and a pepper-and- salt suit of clothes had called him up one morning about daylight and offered to swap him a good sleigh for an old cider press he had layin' out in the dooryard.
As I turned my eyes to the elder brother, I saw him looking down at this handsome boy whose life was ebbing out, as if he were a wounded bird, or hare, or rabbit; not at all as if he were a fellow-creature.
How often, at hare and hounds, have I seen him mounted on a little knoll, cheering the whole field on to action, and waving his hat above his grey head, oblivious of King Charles the Martyr's head, and all belonging to it
In the pantry, which was far more abundantly supplied than usual, owing to the season, I was very much alarmed, by a hare hanging up by the heels, whom I rather thought I caught, when my back was half turned, winking.
There may be a bit of a reckoning against Jem for the matter of a hare or so, if anybody was bound to keep their eyes staring open, and niver to wink; but Jem's been a-sitting here drinking his can, like the decentest man i' the parish, since before you left your house, Master Marner, by your own account.
Still, it came about that he outran them, doubling like a hare, and got away safely.
It is unlucky to travel where your path is crossed by a monk, a hare, or a howling dog, until you have eaten your next meal.
Suddenly from a lumpy tussock of old grass some twenty yards in front of them, with black-tipped ears erect and long hinder limbs throwing it forward, started a hare.
Alice waited a little, half expecting to see it again, but it did not appear, and after a minute or two she walked on in the direction in which the March Hare was said to live.
One day when he was out hunting a hare sprang up at his feet, and ran for some way in front of him in the open field.
They had been persuaded that the hosts which we consecrated and gave to the communicants were mixed with juices strained from the flesh of a camel, a dog, a hare, and a swine; all creatures which the Abyssins look upon with abhorrence, believing them unclean, and forbidden to them, as they were to the Jews.