are [ə strong a: $ ər strong a:r] v
[: Old English; Origin: earun]
the present tense and plural of 'be'

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Are — Are, n. [F., fr. L. area. See {Area}.] (Metric system) The unit of superficial measure, being a square of which each side is ten meters in length; 100 square meters, or about 119.6 square yards. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • are — I. Etymology: Middle English, from Old English earun; akin to Old Norse eru, erum are, Old English is is present second singular or present plural of be II. noun Etymology: French, from Latin area Date: circa 1819 see metric system table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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