A hospital ER.
- ER is defined as an abbreviation for emergency room.
An example of an ER is the section of a hospital for immediate care.
- Er is defined as something you say when you hesitate during a conversation or talk.
An example of er is what is written in a radio transcript when someone pauses.
- Baseball earned run
- emergency room
Origin of -erMiddle English -er(e) from Old English -ere from West Germanic an unverified form -arj, an unverified form -?rj from or akin to, and reinforced by, Classical Latin -arius, -arium, agentive suffixes (Anglo-Fr -er, -ier), Classical Latin -ar (OFr -er), Classical Latin -atur (OFr -ëure), Classical Latin -atorium (OFr -ëor, French -oir), Classical Latin -ator (OFr -ëor)forming nouns
- a person having to do with, esp. as an occupation or profession: added to nouns: hatter, geographer
- a person native to or living in: added to place names and nouns: New Yorker, cottager
- a thing or action connected with: added to nouns, noun compounds, and noun phrases
- a person or thing that ____s: added to verbs: roller
Origin of -erME -re, -er < OE -ra forming the comparative degree of many adjectives and adverbs: later, greater
Origin of -erME < Anglo-Fr inf. suffix the action of ____ing: added to verb bases in legal language: demurrer, repleader
Origin of -erME -ren, -rien < OE -rian, freq. suffix repeatedly: added to verbs and verb bases: flicker, patter
Origin of 'erMiddle English her, er ; see her .
- a. One that performs a specified action: swimmer.b. One that undergoes or is capable of undergoing a specified action: broiler.c. One that has: ten-pounder.d. One that is associated or involved with: banker.
- a. Native or resident of: New Yorker.b. One that is: foreigner.
Origin of -erMiddle English partly from Old English -ere ( from Germanic -ārjaz ) ( from Latin -ārius -ary ) partly from Anglo-French -er ( from Old French -ier ) ( from Latin -ārius ) and partly from Old French -ere, -eor ; see -or 1.
Origin of -erMiddle English from Old English -re, -ra
- (UK) Said when hesitating in speech.
(third-person singular simple present ers, present participle erring, simple past and past participle erred)
- (informal) To utter the word "er" when hesitating in speech, found almost exclusively in the phrase um and er.
- He ummed and erred his way through the presentation.
Mimetic (sound of hesitation)
- Variant form of -er used in words ending with an abbreviation or (sometimes) a number.
- 4-H'er, 49'er
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- The modern er-Riha is a poor squalid village of, it is estimated, about 300 inhabitants.
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- Of schists and sandstones a number of secondary ridges radiate in all directions, forming divides between the rivers Dra'a, Sits, Um-er-Rabid, Sebia, Mulwiya and Ghir, which flow respectively to the south-west, the west, north-west, north, north-east and south-east.
- The eastern division of the Atlas, which forms the backbone of Algeria and Tunisia, is adequately known with the exception of the small portion in Morocco forming the province of Er-Rif.