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 History of this Word

"are" is from "ar" (to be) spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

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grammar is plural, present tense, verb

"are" is a type of small common word

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Meaning 4

Definition

Shows that something exists, continues or remains.

Examples of how the word is used

Three of his boys are here.
There are no bears in this area.