Definition for Are

are, v. [L. es-, be, exist.] Suppletion form of the verb “be”; the plural present tense form.

  1. [Auxiliary verb for the progressive] continue.
  2. [Used for the copula with an adjective] appear; look.
  3. [Used for the lexical verb, indicating location or existence] live; dwell; exist.
  4. [Auxiliary verb for the passive voice.]
  5. [Linking verb with a verbal adjective in participle form.]

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