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sa·bre

 (sā′bər)
n. & v. Chiefly British
Variant of saber.

sabre

(ˈseɪbə) or

saber

n
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a stout single-edged cavalry sword, having a curved blade
2. (Fencing) a sword used in fencing, having a narrow V-shaped blade, a semicircular guard, and a slightly curved hand
3. (Military) a cavalry soldier
vb
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) (tr) to injure or kill with a sabre
[C17: via French from German (dialect) Sabel, from Middle High German sebel, perhaps from Magyar száblya; compare Russian sablya sabre]

sa•bre

(ˈseɪ bər)

n., v.t. -bred, -bring.
Chiefly Brit. saber.

Sabre

 a cavalry unit, 1829.
Example: sabres and bayonets of the fields, 1829.

sabre


Past participle: sabred
Gerund: sabring

Imperative
sabre
sabre
Present
I sabre
you sabre
he/she/it sabres
we sabre
you sabre
they sabre
Preterite
I sabred
you sabred
he/she/it sabred
we sabred
you sabred
they sabred
Present Continuous
I am sabring
you are sabring
he/she/it is sabring
we are sabring
you are sabring
they are sabring
Present Perfect
I have sabred
you have sabred
he/she/it has sabred
we have sabred
you have sabred
they have sabred
Past Continuous
I was sabring
you were sabring
he/she/it was sabring
we were sabring
you were sabring
they were sabring
Past Perfect
I had sabred
you had sabred
he/she/it had sabred
we had sabred
you had sabred
they had sabred
Future
I will sabre
you will sabre
he/she/it will sabre
we will sabre
you will sabre
they will sabre
Future Perfect
I will have sabred
you will have sabred
he/she/it will have sabred
we will have sabred
you will have sabred
they will have sabred
Future Continuous
I will be sabring
you will be sabring
he/she/it will be sabring
we will be sabring
you will be sabring
they will be sabring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sabring
you have been sabring
he/she/it has been sabring
we have been sabring
you have been sabring
they have been sabring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sabring
you will have been sabring
he/she/it will have been sabring
we will have been sabring
you will have been sabring
they will have been sabring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sabring
you had been sabring
he/she/it had been sabring
we had been sabring
you had been sabring
they had been sabring
Conditional
I would sabre
you would sabre
he/she/it would sabre
we would sabre
you would sabre
they would sabre
Past Conditional
I would have sabred
you would have sabred
he/she/it would have sabred
we would have sabred
you would have sabred
they would have sabred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sabre - a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handlesabre - a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
fencing - the art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules)
fencing sword - a sword used in the sport of fencing
2.sabre - a stout sword with a curved blade and thick backsabre - a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
scimitar - a curved oriental saber; the edge is on the convex side of the blade
sword, steel, blade, brand - a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
Verb1.sabre - cut or injure with a saber
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
2.sabre - kill with a saber
kill - cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
Translations
šavle
sabel
säiläsapeli
sablja
szablya
riddarasverî
サーブルサーベル
zobens
sabel
süvari kılıcı

sabre

saber (US) [ˈseɪbəʳ] Nsable m

sabre

[ˈseɪbər] (British) saber (US) nsabre msabre rattling (British) saber rattling (US) ntentatives fpl d'intimidation

sabre

, (US) saber
nSäbel m

sabre

, (US) saber:
sabre cut
nSäbelhiebwunde f; (duelling fraternity) → Schmiss m
sabre-rattler
nSäbelrassler(in) m(f)
sabre-rattling
nSäbelrasseln nt
sabre-toothed tiger
nSäbelzahntiger m

sabre

saber (Am) [ˈseɪbəʳ] nsciabola

sabre

(American) saber (ˈseibə) noun
a type of curved sword, used by cavalry.