W w


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wair]
    • /wɛər/
    • /weəz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wair]
    • /wɛər/

Definitions of wares word

  • noun wares the first season in the year; spring. 1
  • adjective wares watchful, wary, or cautious. 1
  • adjective wares aware; conscious. 1
  • verb with object wares to spend; expend. 1
  • noun wares Plural form of ware. 1
  • noun plural wares Someone's wares are the things that they sell, usually in the street or in a market. 0

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Origin of wares

First appearance:

before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English; Old English waru; cognate with German Ware

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Parts of speech for Wares


wares popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 97% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

wares usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for wares

noun wares

  • goods — morally excellent; virtuous; righteous; pious: a good man.
  • merchandise — the manufactured goods bought and sold in any business.
  • produce — to bring into existence; give rise to; cause: to produce steam.
  • commodities — an article of trade or commerce, especially a product as distinguished from a service.
  • stuff — the material of which anything is made: a hard, crystalline stuff.

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