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It Has 4 letters ( h e r o )         2 vowels ( e o )         2 consonants ( h r )         Word on the contrary oreh

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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* heros

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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From Old French _heroes_, from Latin _hērōs_ (“hero”), from Ancient Greek _ἥρως_ (hḗrōs, “demi-god, hero”), from Proto-Indo-European _*ser-_ (“to watch over, protect”). Related to Latin _servo_ (“protect”). Replaced Old English _hæleþ_.

From Old French heroes, from Latin hērōs (hero), from Ancient Greek ἥρως (hḗrōs, demi-god, hero), from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to watch over, protect). Related to Latin servo (protect). Replaced Old English hæleþ.

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* (US) IPA(key): /hɪɹoʊ/, /hiːɹoʊ/ * (UK) IPA(key): /hɪəɹəʊ/ * (Canada) IPA(key): /hɛəɹoʊ/ * Rhymes: -ɪəɹəʊ, -ɪɹoʊ, -iːɹoʊ

  • (US) IPA(key): /hɪɹoʊ/, /hiːɹoʊ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /hɪəɹəʊ/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /hɛəɹoʊ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪəɹəʊ, -ɪɹoʊ, -iːɹoʊ

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HERO (_plural_ HEROES) * (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) A real or mythical person of great bravery who carries out extraordinary deeds. * A role model. * The main protagonist in a work of fiction. * A large sandwich made from meats and cheeses; a hero sandwich. * (food styling, chiefly attributive) The product chosen from several candidates to be photographed. * 2003, Solomon H. Katz, William Woys Weaver, _Encyclopedia of Food and Culture_ The preparation of the HERO food involves any number of specialized techniques food stylists have developed to deal with the demands of photographing food. * 2008, Linda Bellingham, Jean Ann Bybee, Brad G. Rogers, _Food Styling for Photographers_ (page 8) Protect the HERO food. Whether the hero items are on a table in the studio or in the refrigerator, freezer, etc., be sure they are identified as hero items and not for consumption. * 2008, David Random, _Defying Gravity_ (page 24) The food stylists this day had spent inordinate amounts of time preparing the HERO product for a close-up scene. SYNONYMS * see Wikisaurus:hero * (sandwich): grinder, hoagie, hoagy, poor boy, po' boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge DERIVED TERMS RELATED TERMS * heroine TRANSLATIONS

hero (plural heroes)

  1. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) A real or mythical person of great bravery who carries out extraordinary deeds.
  2. A role model.
  3. The main protagonist in a work of fiction.
  4. A large sandwich made from meats and cheeses; a hero sandwich.
  5. (food styling, chiefly attributive) The product chosen from several candidates to be photographed.

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* ^ The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition (2000) * ^ Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition (1999)

  1. ^ The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition (2000)
  2. ^ Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition (1999)

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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* heor * hoer

Which the in categoryLUO - VERB
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Luo - Verb

HERO * to love

hero

  1. to love


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