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tare 1

 (târ)
n.
1. Any of several vetches native to Europe.
2. Any of several weedy plants that grow in grain fields.
3. tares An unwelcome or objectionable element.

[Middle English.]

tare 2

 (târ)
n.
1. The weight of a container or wrapper that is deducted from the gross weight to obtain net weight.
2. A deduction from gross weight made to allow for the weight of a container.
3. Chemistry A counterbalance, especially an empty vessel used to counterbalance the weight of a similar container.
tr.v. tared, tar·ing, tares
To determine or indicate the tare of, especially to weigh in order to find out the tare.

[Middle English, from Old French, ultimately from Arabic ṭarḥ, rejection, subtraction, from ṭaraḥa, to throw away; see ṭrḥ in Semitic roots.]

tare

(tɛə)
n
1. (Plants) any of various vetch plants, such as Vicia hirsuta (hairy tare) of Eurasia and N Africa
2. (Plants) the seed of any of these plants
3. (Bible) Bible a troublesome weed, thought to be the darnel
[C14: of unknown origin]

tare

(tɛə)
n
1. (Commerce) the weight of the wrapping or container in which goods are packed
2. (Commerce) a deduction from gross weight to compensate for this
3. (Commerce) the weight of a vehicle without its cargo, passengers, etc
4. (Commerce) an empty container used as a counterbalance in determining net weight
vb
(Commerce) (tr) to weigh (a package, etc) in order to calculate the amount of tare
[C15: from Old French: waste, from Medieval Latin tara, from Arabic tarhah something discarded, from taraha to reject]

tare1

(tɛər)

n.
1. any of various vetches, esp. Vicia sativa.
2. (in the Bible) a noxious weed.
[1300–50; Middle English: vetch; akin to Middle Dutch tarwe wheat]

tare2

(tɛər)

n., v. tared, tar•ing. n.
1. the weight of the wrapping or receptacle containing goods.
2. a deduction from the gross weight to allow for this.
3. the weight of a vehicle without cargo, passengers, etc.
v.t.
4. to ascertain or allow for the tare of.
[1480–90; < Middle French « Arabic ṭarḥah what one discards, derivative of ṭaraḥa to discard]

tare3

(tɛər)

v. Archaic.
pt. and pp. of tear 2.

tare


Past participle: tared
Gerund: taring

Imperative
tare
tare
Present
I tare
you tare
he/she/it tares
we tare
you tare
they tare
Preterite
I tared
you tared
he/she/it tared
we tared
you tared
they tared
Present Continuous
I am taring
you are taring
he/she/it is taring
we are taring
you are taring
they are taring
Present Perfect
I have tared
you have tared
he/she/it has tared
we have tared
you have tared
they have tared
Past Continuous
I was taring
you were taring
he/she/it was taring
we were taring
you were taring
they were taring
Past Perfect
I had tared
you had tared
he/she/it had tared
we had tared
you had tared
they had tared
Future
I will tare
you will tare
he/she/it will tare
we will tare
you will tare
they will tare
Future Perfect
I will have tared
you will have tared
he/she/it will have tared
we will have tared
you will have tared
they will have tared
Future Continuous
I will be taring
you will be taring
he/she/it will be taring
we will be taring
you will be taring
they will be taring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been taring
you have been taring
he/she/it has been taring
we have been taring
you have been taring
they have been taring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been taring
you will have been taring
he/she/it will have been taring
we will have been taring
you will have been taring
they will have been taring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been taring
you had been taring
he/she/it had been taring
we had been taring
you had been taring
they had been taring
Conditional
I would tare
you would tare
he/she/it would tare
we would tare
you would tare
they would tare
Past Conditional
I would have tared
you would have tared
he/she/it would have tared
we would have tared
you would have tared
they would have tared
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tare - an adjustment made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of the goods
allowance, adjustment - an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances; "an allowance for profit"
2.tare - any of several weedy vetches grown for foragetare - any of several weedy vetches grown for forage
genus Vicia, Vicia - widely distributed genus of annual or perennial and often climbing herbs
vetch - any of various climbing plants of the genus Vicia having pinnately compound leaves that terminate in tendrils and small variously colored flowers; includes valuable forage and soil-building plants
hairy tare, hairy vetch, Vicia villosa - European vetch much cultivated as forage and cover crops
3.tare - weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated landtare - weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
rye grass, ryegrass - any of several annual or perennial Eurasian grasses
4.tare - the weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or cargo
weight - the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
5.tare - (chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances the weight of the container holding chemicals
chemical analysis, qualitative analysis - the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements
counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equaliser, equalizer, balance - a weight that balances another weight
Translations
taara
taarataarata
tara

tare

[tɛəʳ] N (Bot) (also tares) → arveja f (Bible) → cizaña f (Comm) → tara f

tare

1
n (Bot) → Wicke f

tare

2
n (Comm) → Tara f; (of vehicle)Leergewicht nt

tare

[tɛəʳ] n (Comm) → tara
References in classic literature ?
Thrice was he stricken by my spear and dashed to earth, and his shield was pierced; but the fourth time I struck his thigh, laying on with all my strength, and tare deep into his flesh.
But as he came on, the son of Amphitryon, unsated of fierce battle, shrewdly wounded his thigh where it was exposed under his richly-wrought shield, and tare deep into his flesh with the spear-thrust and cast him flat upon the ground.
It is a labor to task the faculties of a man -- such problems of profit and loss, of interest, of tare and tret, and gauging of all kinds in it, as demand a universal knowledge.
But mothers, sisters, and friends may help to make the crop a small one, and keep many tares from spoiling the harvest, by believing, and showing that they believe, in the possibility of loyalty to the virtues which make men manliest in good women's eyes.
It is also the vilest affection, and the most depraved; for which cause it is the proper attribute of the devil, who is called, the envious man, that soweth tares amongst the wheat by night; as it always cometh to pass, that envy worketh subtilly, and in the dark, and to the prejudice of good things, such as is the wheat.
Verily, all too well do I understand the dream's portent and monition: my DOCTRINE is in danger; tares want to be called wheat!
It can match up inbound and outbound vehicles, store up to 1,000 tare weights, capture truck identification, and integrates with all manufacturers' analog scales and popular traffic light controls.
The numeric keyboard and built-in functions fulfill common weighing requirements, such as counting, checkweighing and process control, while the ability to store multiple tare and IDs in its internal memory provides users with simple data storage and retrieval.
The Student Handbook chapters and subheadings are parallel with the TARE text, so looking something up is a snap.
Tare cracked the second and third balls from Pandey to the boundaries.
Tare admitted they lowered their valuation of the forward to help him secure a move to Villa, as he had been such a good servant to the club.
Sachin Tendulkar was not risked after the wrist injury that forced him to retire hurt in the last game against the Sunrisers, giving Tare an opportunity to shine at the top of the innings.