- 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.
- ready; prepared
- brisk; active; quick
- responding quickly and truly to the helm: said of a ship
Origin of yareMiddle English ; from Old English gearo (akin to German gar, Old Saxon garu): probably ; from ge- (see y-) + earu, ready (; from Indo-European base an unverified form er- from source rise)
- Agile; lively.
- Nautical Responding easily; maneuverable. Used of a vessel.
- Archaic Ready; prepared.
Origin of yareMiddle English, from Old English gearo, ready.
(comparative yarer, superlative yarest)
- ayre, Ayre, year
From Middle English yare, ȝare, from Old English ġearu (“prepared, ready, prompt, equipped, complete, finished, yare”), from Proto-Germanic *garwaz (“ready”), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrebʰ-, *gʰerbʰ- (“to grab, take, rake”). Cognate with Dutch gaar (“done, dressed, ready”), German gar (“ready, complete”), Icelandic görr, gerr (“perfect”).