EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English tare (vetch), from Old English *taru, from Proto-West Germanic *taru.

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NounEdit

tare (plural tares)

  1. (rare) A vetch, or the seed of a vetch (genus Vicia, esp. Vicia sativa)
  2. Any of the tufted grasses of genus Lolium; darnel.
  3. (rare, figuratively) A damaging weed growing in fields of grain.
    • Matthew 13:25 (KJV)
      But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.
    • 1985, John Fowles, A Maggot:
      I saw as I thought an uncle and guardian who has led a sober, industrious and Christian life and finds himself obliged to look on the tares of folly in his own close kin.
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Etymology 2Edit

Middle French tare, from Italian tara, from Arabic طَرْحَة(ṭarḥa, that which is thrown away), a derivative of طَرَحَ(ṭaraḥa, to throw (away)).[1]

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tare (plural tares)

  1. The empty weight of a container; the tare weight or unladen weight.
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tare (third-person singular simple present tares, present participle taring, simple past and past participle tared)

  1. (chiefly business and law) To take into account the weight of the container, wrapping etc. in weighting merchandise.
    • 1886, Records of the History, Laws, Regulations, and Statistics of the Tobacco Trade of the United Kingdom, p. 86,
      he is [] to tare such number of bales as may be deemed necessary to settle the net weight for duty.
    • 1959 December, Cecil J. Allen, “Locomotive Running Past and Present”, in Trains Illustrated, page 610:
      Without question, I think, the exploit of "Jubilee" No. 45737 Atlas [...] was the finest [...], for the train was made up to eleven bogies taring the maximum of 350 tons for an engine of this class, notwithstanding which 7 min. was gained on schedule.
  2. (sciences) To set a zero value on an instrument (usually a balance) that discounts the starting point.
    • 2003, Dany Spencer Adams, Lab Math, CSHL Press, p. 63,
      Spectrometers, for example, must be zeroed before each reading; balances must be tared before each weighing.
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  • In measuring instruments other than balances, this process is usually called zeroing.
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  • (to set a zero value): zero
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Etymology 3Edit

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tare

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense of tear

Etymology 4Edit

Borrowed from Japanese () (tare, sauce, gravy).

 
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tare (uncountable)

  1. Any of various dipping sauces served with Japanese food, typically based on soy sauce.

Further readingEdit

  • tare at OneLook Dictionary Search.
  • tare” in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “tare”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin tara or Italian tara, from Arabic طَرْح(ṭarḥ, rubbish, refuse), from طَرَحَ(ṭaraḥa, to reject, to deduct).

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tare f (plural tares)

  1. (archaic) deficiency
  2. defect, vice, flaw
  3. tare (empty weight)

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  • Romanian: tară

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈta.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: tà‧re

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tare f

  1. plural of tara

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

tare

  1. Rōmaji transcription of たれ

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either from an Old English *taru or borrowed from Middle Low German and/or Middle Dutch tarwe; in any case, ultimately from Proto-West Germanic *taru.

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tare (plural tares or taren)

  1. Vetch or tare; a member of the genus Vicia.
  2. The seed of vetch, especially in reference to something worthless.
  3. (rare) Lolium temulentum (poison darnel).

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tālem, accusative of tālis. The sense of "distinguished" or "so great / excellent" in Latin probably eventually became "strong" in earlier Romanian, finally taking on the more literal meaning of "hard" or "tough". Compare also atare.

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tare m or f or n (plural tari)

  1. (of a material) hard, tough, solid
    Pâinea este foarte tare.
    The bread is very hard.
  2. (of a person) strong
  3. (of a voice) loud, strong, powerful
  4. (of an alcoholic drink or drug) strong, hard
  5. fierce, vehement, intense, vigorous
  6. mighty, durable, lasting, sturdy
  7. (colloquial) cool
    • 2019 January 1, Bianca E., La poli opuşi[1], Editura Stylished, →ISBN, page 259:
      Dar nu vreau să fie iarna când mi-l cumpără pentru că trebuie să aștept prea mult să îl scot din casă. Are remorcă! E super tare!
      But I don't want it to be winter when I get bought it because I have to wait too long to take it out of the house. It has a trailer! It's super cool!

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tare

  1. strongly
  2. quickly and well
  3. very
  4. out loud

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tare

  1. inflection of tarar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

TernateEdit

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tare

  1. (intransitive) to crawl

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of tare
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st totare fotare mitare
2nd notare nitare
3rd Human otarem, motaref itare, yotare
Non-human itare itare, yotare
* m - masculine, f - feminine, - archaic

ReferencesEdit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh