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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
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.
Scotland Yard released a video of the extraordinary crime in an appeal for anyone who recognizes the man to come forward.
Dr. Knox, then going off on foot to see a patient, came across the yard from the surgery at the same moment.Johnny Ludlow, Third Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
"You had no business to escape into our yard," said the girl.Sailor's Knots (Entire Collection)|W.W. Jacobs
He lifted a stone, evidently with his mouth, ran a yard or two with it, and then dropped it with a great clatter.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland|Daniel Turner Holmes
Near the top of this hill was a gate, which led into a farmer's yard.The Story of John Wesley|Marianne Kirlew
There was one venerable sergeant who made a rod less than a yard long.Last Words|Stephen Crane
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.