- The definition of yare is defined as quick or lively, or a boat that can be moved easily.
An example of yare is a quickly running cheetah.
A fast running cheetah is an example of yare.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- ready; prepared
- brisk; active; quick
- responding quickly and truly to the helm: said of a ship
Origin: Middle English from Old English gearo (akin to German gar, Old Saxon garu): probably from ge- (see y-) plush earu, ready (from Indo-European base an unverified form er- from source rise)
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- Agile; lively.
- Nautical Responding easily; maneuverable. Used of a vessel.
- Archaic Ready; prepared.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English gearo, ready.
- yareˈly adverb