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yare

[ yair or, especially for 1, 2, yahr ]
/ yɛər or, especially for 1, 2, yɑr /
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adjective, yar·er, yar·est.

quick; agile; lively.
(of a ship) quick to the helm; easily handled or maneuvered.
Archaic.
  1. ready; prepared.
  2. nimble; quick.

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Also yar [yahr, yair] /yɑr, yɛər/ (for defs. 1, 2) .

Origin of yare

First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English gearu, gearo, equivalent to ge- archaic prefix + earu “ready”; cognate with Dutch gaar, German gar “done, dressed (as meat)”; see y-

OTHER WORDS FROM yare

yarely, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for yare

yare
/ (jɛə) /

adjective yarer or yarest

archaic, or dialect ready, brisk, or eager
(of a vessel) answering swiftly to the helm; easily handled

adverb

obsolete readily or eagerly

Derived forms of yare

yarely, adverb

Word Origin for yare

Old English gearu ready; related to Old Saxon, Old High German garo ready, prepared, Old Norse gorr
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