Meaning of WARE in English
/wair/ , n.
1. Usually, wares .
a. articles of merchandise or manufacture; goods: a peddler selling his wares.
b. any intangible items, as services or products of artistic or intellectual creativity, that are salable: an actor advertising his wares.
2. a specified kind or class of merchandise or of manufactured article (usually used in combination): silverware; glassware.
3. pottery, or a particular kind of pottery: delft ware.
4. Archaeol. a group of ceramic types classified according to paste and texture, surface modification, as burnish or glaze, and decorative motifs rather than shape and color.
[ bef. 1000; ME; OE waru; c. G Ware ]
/wair/ , adj., v., wared, waring . Archaic.
1. watchful, wary, or cautious.
2. aware; conscious.
3. to beware of (usually used in the imperative).
[ bef. 900; ME (adj. and v.); OE waer (adj.); c. G gewahr aware, ON varr ]
/wair/ , v.t., wared, waring . Scot. and North Eng.
to spend; expend.
[ 1300-50; ME verja to spend, invest ]
/wair/ , n. Scot. and North Eng.
the first season in the year; spring.
[ 1250-1300; ME var spring; perh. akin to L ver (see VERNAL), Gk éar spring ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012