- quick; agile; lively.
- (of a ship) quick to the helm; easily handled or maneuvered.
- ready; prepared.
- nimble; quick.
Origin of yare
Examples from the Web for yarely
Historical Examples of yarely
Eat with despatch,” he said, “and follow me yarely to mine house.The Black Arrow
Robert Louis Stevenson
- archaic, or dialect ready, brisk, or eager
- (of a vessel) answering swiftly to the helm; easily handled
- obsolete readily or eagerly
Word Origin for yare
Word Origin and History for yarely
"ready, prepared," Old English gearo "ready," related to gearwe "clothing, dress" (see gear (n.)). Cf. Dutch gaar "done, dressed;" Old High German garo "ready, prepared, complete."