Meaning of “are” in the English Dictionary


"are" in English

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uk strong /ɑːr/ weak /ər/ us strong /ɑːr/ weak /ɚ/

(Definition of “are” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"are" in American English

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us /ɑr, ər, r/

present simple of be, used with you/we/they:

Are you hungry?
They are late.

(Definition of “are” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)