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yare Syllabification: yare
Pronunciation: /yär/ /yer/

Definition of yare in English:


(Of a ship) responding promptly to the helm; easily manageable.
Example sentences
  • As she said about a boat in The Philadelphia Story, she was yare - i.e., quick, agile, responding easily.


Old English gearu 'prepared, ready', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch gaar 'done, dressed' and German gar 'ready'.

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