Definitions of Were

  1. To wear. See 3d Wear. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The imperfect indicative plural, and imperfect subjunctive singular and plural, of the verb be. See Be. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Of to be. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. Indicative plural and subjunctive singular and plural of Was, imperfect of BE, v. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. The imperfect pl. of Be, and the first and third person sing, of the subjunctive mood. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. To guard; to protect. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The pl. of WAS, used as pa.t. of BE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Of the verb be. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. A fine for slaying a man; the money value set upon a man's life; weregild. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Plural form of the past tense of the verb be. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

What are the misspellings for Were?

Usage examples for Were

  1. Where were you when I came in? – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  2. The rumours were true, then? – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein