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Below you will find the definition of ware, followed by 39 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - commodities offered for sale
EXAMPLES - Ware in a Sentence
- Wasara's line of "paper ware" is as beautiful as it is useful. (source)
- He once said "the ware is lost" while our troops where in combat. (source)
- Although "ware" took on a slightly different meaning back then ... (source)
- All my serving ware is white, and my dining table is white formica. (source)
-  In hunting dialect the warning "'ware" or "beware" is shortened to (source)
- From the Latin roots 'ware', meaning "Loser" and 'share', meaning "Big, Fat". (source)
- Railsware gives every startup-idea a fast scalable 'ware' delivering solution. (source)
- So the merchants and sellers of all kind of ware lodged without Jerusalem once or twice. (source)
- 20 So the merchants and sellers of all kind of ware lodged without Jerusalem once or twice. (source)
- The boys are taking out glass and porcelain ware from another box, and are arranging them in a wall cupboard. (source)
- A point that Chami highlights about Kaole's Tana ware is that by this period it no longer showed EIA elements. (source)
- The ware was the finest Dresden china, much of the silver was gilded, and the glass was of the newest patterns. (source)
- Britannia ware was an alloy that resembled pewter that could be cast into fancy decorative articles, then plated. (source)
- The milk-women were calling their ware -- those lusty short-skirted women that bring an air of country into the meanest alley. (source)
- Besides if one wants the technological "gee whiz", I would recommend, although they are very dated now, Rudy Rucker's "ware" series. (source)
- One thing I will need as the years "ware" on is a challenge; Chris Ware's unique, literary series will provide me with a number of them. (source)
- The Jews own sea-going vessels, and there are glass-makers amongst them who make that fine Tyrian glass-ware which is prized in all countries. (source)
- As a result Capo di Monte was afterward imitated in Doccia hard and soft paste; but the original ware which is of value to collectors was that made at Naples. (source)
- 61Further widespread evidence of Tana ware from the eighth century in what might have been proto-West Ruvu or Kagulu settlement areas have also been recovered. (source)
- Influential cyberpunk author Rudy Rucker is giving away digital copies of his signature tetralogy the "ware" series - Software, Wetware, Freeware, and Realware. (source)
- On a vast number of websites we all encounter fake pop-up boxes in the browser window for many reasons such as marketing as well as mal-ware which is targeting these users. (source)
- Yes, silver ware is out of vouge but again unless it's broken or butt ugly it has collectors value, replacement value or even sentimental value way over it's silver content. (source)
- I've seen one shopkeeper who is selling American ware, that is hoping to sell a lot of those maverick jackets, the "Top Gun" jackets, that Tom Cruise was wearing during the movie. (source)
- Upon this hard surface as much silver had been deposited as upon the best Sheffield plated ware, which is about as much as can be smoothly put upon it by the electro-plating process. (source)
- When this is accomplished, nothing remains but to polish the vessel, within and without, and we have a piece of ware which is silver when we look at it, and golden when we drink from it. (source)
- As he sat with the tray before him he fell to musing and said to himself, Know, O my good Self, that the head of my wealth, my principal invested in this glass ware, is an hundred dirhams. (source)
- Certes the corruptions used by the Flemings, and forgery daily practised in this kind of ware, gave us occasion to plant them here at home; so that now we may spare and send many over unto them. (source)
- The early Arab ware often bears painted decoration singularly like that on Second and Third Semitic pottery, but a fatty soapy texture characterizes the Arab ware, which is absent from the earlier sherds. (source)
- The name Tana ware is applied because of the early discoveries of these types of pottery along Kenya's Tana River. 62 Tana ware's prevalence in the region did not preclude the occurrence of EIA Kwale ware. (source)
- But Captain Drummond was having a good time there, all by himself, and lying at length in a most lazy luxurious fashion; when he suddenly was "ware" of a fold of white drapery somewhere not very far from his left ear. (source)
- The clocks had struck six, and the milkmen were calling their ware; soon the shop-shutters would be coming down, and in this first flush of the day's enterprise, a last belated vegetable-cart jolted towards the market. (source)
- In Buhaya, which lay adjacent to southwest Lake Nyanza, Urewe ware dates from 800 BCE to 800 CE. 40 Along Lake Nyanza's southern shores and southwest at Uvinza, Urewe ware is also found to yield dates between 800 BCE and 800 CE. (source)
- An exception is the trade in copper ware, which is sold by weight, and it is a common practice among the poorer classes to invest their small savings in copper vessels of which they have the benefit, and which can readily be sold again should money be wanted. (source)
- My preferece would be to create those linked spreadsheets for data entry and transaction analysis then have an embedded URL to hook into the various online shops to order the goods. ygor on Sun, 2007-08-26 03: 22. or unsolicited ad-ware, which is equally as unwanted. (source)
- To prepare their maiz for food, and likewise their venison and game, there was a necessity for dressing them over the fire, and for this purpose they bethought themselves of earthen ware, which is made by the women, who not only form the vessel, but dig up and mix the clay. (source)
- The glazing of the common cream-coloured earthen ware, which is composed of an oxide of lead, readily yields to the action of vinegar and saline compounds; and therefore jars and pots of this kind of stone ware, are wholly unfit to contain jellies of fruits, marmalade, and similar conserves. (source)
- The hosting was under BeastGamers, now its under WarezDesign, the db is from WarezDesign, but the database name ware "Beastgam_vb" now since the hosting is under warezdesign the db name is "warezdes_vb" but it keeps saying I am having database issues (The database has encountered a problem.). (source)
- The gilding upon porcelain is in like manner fixed by heat and the use of borax, and this kind of ware, being neither transparent nor liable to soften, and thus to be injured in its form in a low red heat, is free from the risk and injury which the finer and more fusible kinds of glass are apt to sustain from such treatment. (source)
- I had not been long there but I discovered it more plainly than before, for every now and then I saw hilts of swords, spoons, forks, tankards, and all such kind of ware brought in, not to be pawned, but to be sold downright; and she bought everything that came without asking any questions, but had very good bargains, as I found by her discourse. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 39 example sentences provided below is 54.0, which suggests that "ware" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 16 synonyms for ware.
bolt, cargo, commodities, commodity, fabric, freight, line, load, materials, merchandise, seconds, stock, stuff, textile, vendibles, wares
We have 0 antonyms for ware.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of ware from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) An article of commerce.
- (noun) An immaterial asset or benefit, such as a service or personal accomplishment, regarded as an article of commerce.
- (verb-transitive) Archaic To beware of.
- (adjective) Obsolete Watchful; wary.
- (adjective) Obsolete Aware.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) Goods or a type of goods offered for sale or use.
- (noun) Pottery or metal goods.
- (noun) A style or genre of artifact.
- (noun) Crockery
- (verb) To beware of something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (imperative) Wore.
- (verb-transitive) To wear, or veer. See wear.
- (noun) Seaweed.
- (noun) Articles of merchandise; the sum of articles of a particular kind or class; style or class of manufactures; especially, in the plural, goods; commodities; merchandise.
- (adjective) A ware; taking notice; hence, wary; cautious; on one's guard. See beware.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) The wares produced at the Etruria pottery, Trenton, New Jersey.
- (noun) a rather indefinite name applied to pottery supposed to have been made formerly at the town of Gombroon, or Bander-Abbas, on the Persian Gulf. Authorities differ as to the character of this ware. Some assert that it was pottery of soft body which was rubbed away from the interior, leaving only the harder shell or outside glaze (“shell-ware”); others assert that it was a creamy white pottery with perforated decorations filled in with translucent glaze; while some writers describe it as a sort of semi-porcelain of white and semi-translucent body, of Perso-Chinese origin.
- (noun) One class of Korean tea-bowls is known to the Japanese by the name of Mishima ware, because the formal lines of its decoration resemble at a distance the printed columns of the almanac which is issued from a famous temple at Mishima on the Tokaido, the great route from Kioto to Yedo.
- (None) Watchful; cautious; prudent; wary.
- (None) On guard; on the watch (against something). See beware.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) commodities offered for sale
- (verb) spend extravagantly
- (noun) articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'