Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

were

 
pronunciation:
wuhr
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
definition: a past tense of the verb be that is used with the pronouns "you," "we," or "they." It is also used with plural nouns.
Homophone Note
The words were and whir (to move rapidly) sound alike but have different meanings.