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Idioms for yard
- everything that is pertinent, appropriate, or available.
- in all ways; in every respect; all the way: If you want to run for mayor, I'll be with you the whole nine yards.
Origin of yard1
Words nearby yard
Definition for yard (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of yard2
Example sentences from the Web for yard
Others munch on the berries and other fruits that people grow in their yards.
For years, Amazon has envisioned deploying drones to deliver packages to customers’ yards.Amazon is one big step closer to delivering packages by drone|Rob Verger|September 2, 2020|Popular Science
Then, as now, development regulations in the city placed standalone homes with their own yards — and the residents who could afford them — above all else.Morning Report: A Century of Single Family Home Supremacy|Voice of San Diego|August 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
These numbers may vary depending on your pet’s age and energy level, as well as whether you have a fenced-in yard.
It means someone went out and put a bunch of yard signs out.Full Transcript: Sean Spicer on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 26, 2020|Ozy
Jettison your lawyers as a source of prison-yard guidance, Abramoff said.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Parker writes of the “black-faced doe” that he sees in the yard in his new Texas house.
Just right for that person who needs a little creative push to do something daring in their yard.
Later that day he made a call from the row of phones in the yard and reached his wife for the first time in six months.
The victim was himself dangerous, and also the strongest man in the yard.
Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
They ran side by side across the yard to a roofed flight of steps that led to the printing-office.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
After his death crowds flocked to his grave to touch his holy monument, till the authorities caused the church yard to be shut.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
In the court-yard of the hotel was standing the voiture, which had come in some twenty minutes before us.
The huge sail thrust its yard high above the fog bank, and watchers on the river side saw it.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for yard (1 of 3)
Word Origin for yard
British Dictionary definitions for yard (2 of 3)
- an enclosed or open area used for some commercial activity, for storage, etca railway yard
- (in combination)a brickyard; a shipyard
Word Origin for yard
British Dictionary definitions for yard (3 of 3)
Scientific definitions for yard
Idioms and Phrases with yard
see all wool and a yard wide; in one's own back yard; whole nine yards.