Jar definitions

jär
A harsh, grating sound; discord.
noun
137
2
A vibration due to a sudden impact.
noun
134
2
A jolt or shock.
noun
131
2
A sharp clash, disagreement, or quarrel.
noun
128
1
A container made of glass, stone, earthenware, etc., usually cylindrical, with a large opening and no spout: some jars have handles.
noun
125
3
As much as a jar will hold.
noun
122
0
A turn.
noun
119
2
To make a harsh sound or a discord; grate.
verb
116
1
To have a harsh, irritating effect (on one)
verb
113
3
To shake or vibrate from a sudden impact.
verb
110
3
To clash, disagree, or quarrel sharply.
verb
107
3
To make vibrate or shake by sudden impact.
verb
104
2
To cause to give a harsh or discordant sound.
verb
101
0
To jolt or shock.
verb
98
2
A cylindrical glass or earthenware vessel with a wide mouth and usually no handles.
noun
96
3
The amount that a jar can hold.
noun
93
1
A glass of beer.
noun
90
3
A jolt; a shock.
noun
87
1
To put into a jar.
verb
84
2
To be disturbing or irritating; grate.

The incessant talking jarred on my nerves.

verb
81
2
To be out of harmony; clash or conflict.

The curtains jar with the rest of the room.

verb
78
2
To cause shaking or vibrations.

The ride over the old road was jarring.

verb
75
2
To shake or vibrate from an impact or impacts.
verb
72
1
The definition of a jar is a harsh sound, a jolt or a quarrel, or a container made of stone, glass, etc.

An example of a jar is a surprise attack.

An example of a jar is a container for baby food.

noun
15
0
Jar is defined as to shock, shake, vibrate or quarrel.

An example of jar is to jump out from behind a door and surprise someone.

verb
12
0
A shake.
noun
8
0
anagrams
8
0
A sense of alarm or dismay.
noun
5
0
(software, Java) Initialism of Java ARchive.
initialism
5
0
A small, approximately cylindrical container, normally made of glass or clay, for holding fruit, preserves, etc., or for ornamental purposes.
noun
2
0
noun
2
0
To cause to shake or vibrate from impact.

The ride on the donkey jarred my bones.

verb
0
0
To startle or unsettle; shock.

The alarm jarred him out of sleep.

verb
0
0
(1) (Java ARchive) A file format that contains multiple files and is used to distribute a complete Java application. It contains all the resources required (classes, images, sounds, etc.) to download and run a Java program via a single HTTP request for one file. JAR files use the ZIP format and are the basis for WAR files. See WAR and EAR.
0
0
To knock or strike sharply.

He hit it with a hammer, hoping he could jar it loose.

verb
0
0

I think the accident jarred him, as he hasn't gotten back in a car since.

verb
0
0
(of the form, style, appearance, etc. of people and things) To look strangely different; to stand out awkwardly from its surroundings; to be incongruent.
verb
0
0
To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly.

The notes jarred on my ears.

verb
0
0
To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
verb
0
0

Origin of jar

Middle English jarre a liquid measure from Old French (from Provençal jarra) and from Medieval Latin jarra both from Arabic jarra earthen jar from jarra to draw, pull grr in Semitic roots