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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.]

wares

(wɛəz)
pl n
1. (Commerce) articles of manufacture considered as being for sale
2. (Commerce) any talent or asset regarded as a commercial or saleable commodity
3. (Ceramics) (Caribbean) earthenware
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

wares

plural noun goods, produce, stock, products, stuff, commodities, merchandise, lines Vendors displayed their wares in baskets on the ground.
Translations
أدوات، آنِيَه
varer
söluvara

wares

[wɛəz] NPLmercancías fpl
to cry one's warespregonar sus mercancías

wares

[ˈwɛərz] nplmarchandises fpl
to sell one's wares → vendre ses marchandises

wares

plWaren pl; to cry one’s wares (dated)seine Waren anpreisen

wares

[wɛəz] nplmerci fpl

-ware

(weə)
manufactured articles (made of a particular material). silverware/glassware.
wares noun plural
articles for sale. a tradesman selling his wares.
warehouse noun
a building in which goods are stored. a furniture warehouse.
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