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There are 17 meanings of the word Tare.

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Tare - as a noun

An adjustment made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of the goods

Any of several weedy vetches grown for forage

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
bearded darnelcheat10darnel7lolium temulentum

The weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or cargo

(chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances the weight of the container holding chemicals

Tare - as a verb

To take into account the weight of the container, wrapping etc. in weighting merchandise.

To set a zero value on an instrument (usually a balance) that discounts the starting point.

To rend (a solid material) by holding or restraining in two places and pulling apart, whether intentionally or not; to destroy or separate.

Example: "He tore his coat on the nail."

To injure as if by pulling apart.

Example: "He has a torn ligament."

To destroy or reduce abstract unity or coherence, such as social, political or emotional.

Example: "He was torn by conflicting emotions."

To make (an opening) with force or energy.

Example: "A piece of debris tore a tiny straight channel through the satellite."

(often with off or out) to remove by tearing.

Example: "Tear the coupon out of the newspaper."

(of structures, with down) to demolish

Example: "The slums were torn down to make way for the new development."

To become torn, especially accidentally.

Example: "My dress has torn."

To move or act with great speed, energy, or violence.

Example: "He tore into the backlog of complaints."

To smash or enter something with great force.

Example: "The chain shot tore into the approaching line of infantry."

To produce tears.

Example: "Her eyes began to tear in the harsh wind."

Example Sentences

"The tare on the scale needs to be reset before weighing the ingredients."
"The quality control team detected a tare in the fabric during inspection."
"She deducted the tare weight of the container to determine the net weight of the product."
"The tare of the truck was recorded before loading the goods."
"The tare of the empty bottle was marked on the label."
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Word Game Points

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

TARE has a SCRABBLE points total of 4.

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

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

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