Definition: 'Are'

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  • Length: 3 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: are

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Auxiliary Verb
  • Copula Verb
  • Auxiliary verbs are used to show tense, aspect and voice, as well as in forming questions and negatives
  • Copula (also called copular or linking verbs) verbs connect the subject to the complement
  • A verb describes an action or a state
  • A verb can include information about the duration, time of the action or state, the people involved and whether it is habitual, complete or not

Related Glossary Definitions:

Area;  Goal area;  Handling outside the area;  Silverware;  Square

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