Ar



variant of before r: arrear.
variant of the adjective-forming suffix 1 , joined to words in which an l precedes the suffix: circular; lunar; singular .
variant of 2 , often under the influence of a spelling with -ar- in a cognate Latin noun:
burglar; cellar; collar; mortar; poplar; scholar; vicar; vinegar.
variant of 1. on the model of 2 , used in the formation of nouns of agency: liar; beggar .
annual return.
Arkansas (approved especially for use with zip code).
Army Regulation; Army Regulations.
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Arabic.
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arrive; arrives.
account receivable.
accounts receivable.
annual return.
Army Regulation; Army Regulations.
Insurance. all risks.
Contemporary Examples

AN is an indefinite article, I just said it twice, and ar is the letter that starts the word “rice.”
National Scrabble Day: A Poem So You’ll Know All 101 Two-Letter Words David Bukszpan April 12, 2013

Jocelyn Cooper was an ar executive at Universal Records before joining her partner Matthew Morgan in producing AfroPunk.
Don’t Call It Gay Rap: Le1f’s Transition From YouTube to the Main Stage Caitlin Dickson August 29, 2013

Historical Examples

Dat ar young miss done bring dat cat home ter hab in her room fo’ a pet.
Dorothy Dainty at Glenmore Amy Brooks

By heaven, just tell me who did that ‘ar nasty trick—that’s all.
Graham’s Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 2 August 1848 Various

There has been much dispute as to the language in which the ar was written.
Selections from Early Middle English 1130-1250: Part II: Notes Various

They emongst the Spaniards which be of this mynde / ar called Marrani.
A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful Peter Martyr

Long silence wel iwust nede e ouhtes up touward er heouene, ar 72/17.
Selections from Early Middle English 1130-1250: Part II: Notes Various

The Israelites / as I thincke / ar in this pointe to be folowed.
A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful Peter Martyr

But ar said he would not flee, and went back again to fight.
The Story of Rolf and the Viking’s Bow Allen French

ar—you’ll give him some wataar as soon as he’s eaten his dinnaar.
Frank Fairlegh Frank E. Smedley

abbreviation
Argentina
Chemical symbol
argon
abbreviation
Arkansas
Autonomous Region
Also A/R. (in the US and Canada) accounts receivable
abbreviation
Arabia(n)
Also Ar. Arabic
abbreviation
anno regni
suffix
of; belonging to; like: linear, polar, minuscular

word-formation element meaning “pertaining to, of the nature of,” from Latin -arem, -aris “of the kind of, belonging to,” a secondary form of -alis, dissimilated for used after syllables with an -l- (e.g. insularis for *insulalis, stellaris for *stellalis).

Ar
The symbol for the element argon.
Ar
The symbol for argon.
argon
(är’gŏn’)
Symbol Ar
A colorless, odorless element in the noble gas group. Argon makes up about one percent of the atmosphere. It is used in electric light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, and radio vacuum tubes. Atomic number 18; atomic weight 39.948; melting point -189.2°C; boiling point -185.7°C. See Periodic Table.

noun

Armed robbery (Police)

networking
The country code for Argentina.
(1999-01-27)
Arabic
argon
account receivable
accounts receivable
anal retentive
annual return
answer (shortwave transmission)
Arkansas
army regulation
arrival
arrive
Arabia
Arabic
Aramaic
all risks
Latin anno Regni (in the year of the reign)
account receivable
accounts receivable

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