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(adj.sat, noun, adj., verb)


There are 14 meanings of the word Rare.

How to pronounce rare:


Rare - as an adjective satellite

Not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness

Example: "A rare word"

Recurring only at long intervals

Example: "A rare appearance"

Not widely distributed

Example: "Rare herbs"

Having low density

Example: "Rare gasses"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind

Example: "What is so rare as a day in june"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

(of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside

Example: "Rare roast beef"

Rare - as a noun

A scarce or uncommon item.

Rare - as an adjective

Very uncommon; scarce.

Example: "Black pearls are very rare and therefore very valuable."

(of a gas) thin; of low density.

Good; enjoyable.

(particularly meats) cooked very lightly, so the meat is still red (in the case of steak or beef in the general sense).


Rare - as a verb

To rear, rise up, start backwards.

To rear, bring up, raise.

Example Sentences

"Finding a four leaf clover is a rare occurrence."
"She has a rare talent for playing the piano."
"The museum has a collection of rare artifacts."
"This species of bird is becoming increasingly rare."
"In some cultures, it is considered a rare privilege to be invited to a wedding."
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Word Game Points

Is RARE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, rare is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

RARE has a SCRABBLE points total of 4.

Is RARE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, rare is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
RARE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 4.

Is RARE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, rare is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
RARE has a WORDFEUD points total of 4.

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