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English - Alternative Forms

* warre (obsolete)

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English - Etymology

From Middle English _werre_, from Late Old English _werre, wyrre_ "armed conflict" from Old Northern French _werre_ (compare Old French _guerre, guerre_, whence modern French _guerre_), from Frankish _*werra_ (“riot, disturbance, quarrel”) from Proto-Germanic _*werrō_ (“mixture, mix-up, confusion”), from Proto-Indo-European _*wers-_ (“to mix up, confuse, beat, thresh”). Akin to Old High German _werra_ (“confusion, strife, quarrel”) (German _verwirren_ (“to confuse”)), Old Saxon _werran_ (“to confuse, perplex”), Dutch _war_ (“confusion, disarray”), Old English _wyrsa, wiersa_ (“worse”), Old Norse _verri_ (“worse”) (originally "confounded, mixed up"). Compare Latin _versus_ (“against, turned”), past participle of _vertere_ (“turn, change, overthrow, destroy”). More at worse, wurst.

From Middle English werre, from Late Old English werre, wyrre "armed conflict" from Old Northern French werre (compare Old French guerre, guerre, whence modern French guerre), from Frankish *werra (riot, disturbance, quarrel) from Proto-Germanic *werrō (mixture, mix-up, confusion), from Proto-Indo-European *wers- (to mix up, confuse, beat, thresh). Akin to Old High German werra (confusion, strife, quarrel) (German verwirren (to confuse)), Old Saxon werran (to confuse, perplex), Dutch war (confusion, disarray), Old English wyrsa, wiersa (worse), Old Norse verri (worse) (originally "confounded, mixed up"). Compare Latin versus (against, turned), past participle of vertere (turn, change, overthrow, destroy). More at worse, wurst.

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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /wɔː/ * (US) IPA(key): /wɔɹ/ * Homophone: wore (some dialects) * Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)

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English - Noun

Wikipedia Wikipedia WAR (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ WARS) * (uncountable) Organized, large-scale, armed conflict between countries or between national, ethnic, or other sizeable groups, usually involving the engagement of military forces. * 1917, Henry Ford, _My Life and Work_, Chapter 17: Nobody can deny that WAR is a profitable business for those who like that kind of money. WAR is an orgy of money, just as it is an orgy of blood. * 2007, Carlos Ramirez-Faria, _Concise Encyclopaedia of World History_: Germany declared WAR on France, who reciprocated, on August 3 [1939], and England declared WAR on Germany on August 4, when Belgium was already under invasion. _The WAR was largely between Sunni and Shia militants._ * (countable) A particular conflict of this kind. * 1865, Herman Melville, "The Surrender at Appomattox": All human tribes glad token see In the close of the WARS of Grant and Lee. * 1999, Bill Clinton at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C, November 8 1999: A second challenge will be to implement, with our allies, a plan of stability in the Balkans, so that the region's bitter ethnic problems can no longer be exploited by dictators and Americans do not have to cross the Atlantic again to fight in another WAR. * (countable) By extension, any conflict, or anything resembling a conflict. _You look like you've been through the WARS._ * (figuratively) A campaign against something. _The "WAR on drugs" is a campaign against the use of narcotic drugs._ _The "WAR on terror" is a campaign against terrorist crime._ _In the US, conservatives rail against the "WAR on Christmas"._ * (business, countable) A bout of fierce competition in trade. _I reaped the benefit of the car dealerships' price WAR, getting my car for far less than it's worth._ _The cellular phone companies were engaged in a freebie WAR, each offering various services thrown in when one purchased a plan._ * (obsolete, uncountable) Instruments of war. * Prior His complement of stores, and total WAR. * (obsolete) Armed forces. * Milton On their embattled ranks the waves return, / And overwhelm their WAR. * (uncountable) A particular card game for two players, notable for having its outcome predetermined by how the cards are dealt. * 2004, Karen Salyer McElmurray, _Strange Birds in the Tree of Heaven_ We played crazy eights, WAR, fifty-two card pickup. Rudy flipped the whole deck across the table at me and the cards sailed to the floor, kings, queens, deuces. ANTONYMS * peace DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * battle

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war (countable and uncountable, plural wars)

  1. (uncountable) Organized, large-scale, armed conflict between countries or between national, ethnic, or other sizeable groups, usually involving the engagement of military forces.
    The war was largely between Sunni and Shia militants.
  2. (countable) A particular conflict of this kind.
  3. (countable) By extension, any conflict, or anything resembling a conflict.
    You look like you've been through the wars.
    1. (figuratively) A campaign against something.
      The "war on drugs" is a campaign against the use of narcotic drugs.
      The "war on terror" is a campaign against terrorist crime.
      In the US, conservatives rail against the "war on Christmas".
    2. (business, countable) A bout of fierce competition in trade.
      I reaped the benefit of the car dealerships' price war, getting my car for far less than it's worth.
      The cellular phone companies were engaged in a freebie war, each offering various services thrown in when one purchased a plan.
  4. (obsolete, uncountable) Instruments of war.
  5. (obsolete) Armed forces.
  6. (uncountable) A particular card game for two players, notable for having its outcome predetermined by how the cards are dealt.

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English - Verb

WAR (_third-person singular simple present_ WARS, _present participle_ WARRING, _simple past and past participle_ WARRED) * (intransitive) To engage in conflict (may be followed by "with" to specify the foe). * _c._ 1599, William Shakespeare, _King Henry V_, act 3, sc. 1: Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more . . . Be copy now to men of grosser blood, And teach them how to WAR. * 1882, George Bernard Shaw, _Cashel Byron's Profession_, ch. 14: This vein of reflection, WARRING with his inner knowledge that he had been driven by fear and hatred . . ., produced an exhausting whirl in his thoughts. _To WAR the Scot, and borders to defend._ — Daniel. * To carry on, as a contest; to wage. _That thou […] mightest WAR a good warfare._ — Tim. i. 18. TRANSLATIONS

war (third-person singular simple present wars, present participle warring, simple past and past participle warred)

  1. (intransitive) To engage in conflict (may be followed by "with" to specify the foe).
    To war the Scot, and borders to defend.Daniel.
  2. To carry on, as a contest; to wage.
    That thou [] mightest war a good warfare.Tim. i. 18.

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English - Anagrams

* raw * Rwa, RWA

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Biak - Etymology

From Proto-Halmahera-Cenderawasih _*waiʀ_, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian _*waiʀ_, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian _*waiʀ_, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian _*wahiʀ_.

From Proto-Halmahera-Cenderawasih *waiʀ, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

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Biak - Noun

WAR * water (clear liquid H₂O)

war

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

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Breton - Preposition

WAR * on, over, ... _WAR ar sizhun_ ― during the week

war

  1. on, over, ...
    war ar sizhunduring the week

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Dutch - Etymology

From Middle Dutch _werre_, _warre_ (“confusion, disarray, conflict”), from Old Dutch _*werra_, from Proto-Germanic _*werrō_. Cognate with English _war_, which was loaned via Frankish and Old Northern French.

From Middle Dutch werre, warre (confusion, disarray, conflict), from Old Dutch *werra, from Proto-Germanic *werrō. Cognate with English war, which was loaned via Frankish and Old Northern French.

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* Rhymes: -ɑr

  • Rhymes: -ɑr

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WAR f (_plural_ WARREN, _diminutive_ WARRETJE n) * confusion, disarray * tangle, mess * a kind of contraption for luring and catching fish (e.g. by tangling them up in nets) DERIVED TERMS * in de war brengen * verwarren * ontwarren * warrig * warhoofd * warboel

war f (plural warren, diminutive warretje n)

  1. confusion, disarray
  2. tangle, mess
  3. a kind of contraption for luring and catching fish (e.g. by tangling them up in nets)

Derived terms

Que a categoria em DUTCH LOW SAXON - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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Dutch Low Saxon - Alternative Forms

* (Low Prussian) wahr

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Dutch Low Saxon - Etymology

Cognate to German _wahr_.

Cognate to German wahr.

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Dutch Low Saxon - Adjective

WAR * (in some dialects) true

war

  1. (in some dialects) true

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Elfdalian - Etymology

From Old Norse _hvar_, from Proto-Germanic _*hwar_. Cognate with Swedish _var_.

From Old Norse hvar, from Proto-Germanic *hwar. Cognate with Swedish var.

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Elfdalian - Adverb

WAR * where, in what place

war

  1. where, in what place

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German - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /vaːɐ̯/ * Homophone: wahr

  • IPA(key): /vaːɐ̯/
  • Homophone: wahr

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German - Verb

WAR * First-person singular preterite of _sein_. * 1788, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, _Egmont_ Ich hätte ihn heiraten können, und glaube, ich war nie in ihn verliebt. I could have married him; yet I believe I was never really in love with him. * Third-person singular preterite of _sein_. * 1788, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, _Egmont_ Gott tröst' ihn! Das war ein Herr! God bless him! He was a king indeed!

war

  1. First-person singular preterite of sein.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of sein.

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Kurdish - Noun

WAR m * place

war m

  1. place

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Luxembourgish - Verb

WAR * first-person singular preterite indicative of _sinn_ * third-person singular preterite indicative of _sinn_

war

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of sinn
  2. third-person singular preterite indicative of sinn

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Old High German - Adjective

WĀR * true

wār

  1. true

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Old Saxon - Adjective

WĀR * true DECLENSION

wār

  1. true

Declension


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Tocharian B - Etymology

From Proto-Tocharian _*wär_, from Proto-Indo-European _*wódr̥_ (“water”) through a regular (endocentric) thematicization *_udrom_. Compare Tocharian A _wär_.

From Proto-Tocharian *wär, from Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥ (water) through a regular (endocentric) thematicization *udrom. Compare Tocharian A wär.

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Tocharian B - Noun

WAR * water SEE ALSO * āp

war

  1. water

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