Hared vs Rared - What's the difference?

hared | rared |


As verbs the difference between hared and rared

is that hared is past tense of hare while rared is past tense of rare.

hared

English

Verb

(head)
  • (hare)
  • Anagrams

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    hare

    English

    (wikipedia hare)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) ).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of several plant-eating animals of the family Leporidae, especially of the genus Lepus , similar to a rabbit, but larger and with longer ears.
  • The player in a paperchase, or hare and hounds game, who leaves a trail of paper to be followed.
  • Derived terms
    * arctic hare * Belgian hare * brown hare * European hare * hare and hounds * harebell * harebrained * hare lip * hold with the hare and run with the hounds * March hare * mountain hare * Patagonian hare * sea hare * snowshoe hare * springhare

    See also

    * form (qualifier, hare's home) * leveret (young hare) * jackrabbit (type of hare)

    Verb

    (har)
  • To move swiftly.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=February 4 , author=Gareth Roberts , title=Wales 19-26 England , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=But Wales somehow snaffled possession for fly-half Jones to send half-back partner Mike Phillips haring away with Stoddart in support. }}
    Synonyms
    * * *

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m), , (m).

    Alternative forms

    *

    Verb

    (har)
  • (obsolete) To excite; to tease, or worry; to harry.
  • (John Locke)

    Anagrams

    * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l), (l) ----

    rared

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (rare)
  • Anagrams

    * *

    rare

    English

    Etymology 1

    From a dialectal variant of rear, from (etyl) rere, from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l) (UK)

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • (cooking, particularly meats) Cooked very lightly, so the meat is still red (in the case of steak or beef in the general sense).
  • * Dryden
  • New-laid eggs, which Baucis' busy care / Turned by a gentle fire, and roasted rare .
    Synonyms
    * (cooked very lightly) sanguinary
    Antonyms
    * (cooked very lightly) well done
    Derived terms
    * medium-rare

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) rare, from (etyl) rare, .

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Very uncommon; scarce.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= David Van Tassel], [http://www.americanscientist.org/authors/detail/lee-dehaan Lee DeHaan
  • , title= Wild Plants to the Rescue , volume=101, issue=3, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Plant breeding is always a numbers game.
  • (label) Thin; of low density.
  • Synonyms
    * (very uncommon) scarce, selcouth, seld, seldsome, selly, geason, uncommon
    Antonyms
    * (very uncommon) common
    Derived terms
    * rare bird * rare earth mineral

    Etymology 3

    Variant of rear .

    Verb

    (rar)
  • (US) To rear, rise up, start backwards.
  • * 2006 , Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day , Vintage 2007, p. 328:
  • Frank pretended to rare back as if bedazzled, shielding his eyes with a forearm.
  • (US) To rear, bring up, raise.
  • Usage notes
    * (rft-sense) Principal current, non-literary use is of the present participle raring' with a verb in "'''raring''' to". The principal verb in that construction is ''go''. Thus, '''''raring''' to go'' ("eager (to start something)") is the expression in which '''''rare is most often encountered as a verb.

    Etymology 4

    Compare rather, rath.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) early
  • * Chapman
  • Rude mechanicals that rare and late / Work in the market place.

    Anagrams

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