noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
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Examples from the Web for ides
A soothsayer warned Julius Caesar about the Ides of March—a catastrophe looming in the middle of the month.
They co-wrote and co-produced Good Night, and Good Luck and The Ides of March.
We were in the middle of shooting The Ides of March at the time, but I thought Monuments Men could make a great film.
It follows her recent string of confident, adult performances: Mildred Pierce, True Blood, The Ides of March.Evan Rachel Wood Is Grown Up, Unfiltered, and Still Loves Justin Bieber|Kevin Fallon|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In his next movie, The Ides of March , Clooney plays a flawed presidential candidate.
The correction of Theobald, Ides, has been universally and properly adopted; for 'first' must have been a printer's error.
It must be remembered that up to the ides of March he had heard of no conspiracy.The Life of Cicero|Anthony Trollope
Is not the Ides of March written large in the story of this planet?The Vultures|Henry Seton Merriman
Raeburn smiled at her ides of felicity—no cares, and plenty of dogs and cats!We Two|Edna Lyall
The 14th corresponds to the Ides of March, the day when my hero, the late Caesar, died.Letters to an Unknown|Prosper Mrime
British Dictionary definitions for ides
Word Origin for ides
Word Origin and History for ides
(plural) early 14c., "middle day of a Roman month," from Old French Ides (12c.), from Latin idus (plural), a word perhaps of Etruscan origin. The 15th of March, May, July, and October; the 13th of other months. "Debts and interest were often payable on the ides" [Lewis].