Definition of ware in US English:

ware

(also 'ware)

exclamation

  • in imperative Beware (used as a warning cry, typically in a hunting context).

    be on your guard, watch out, look out, mind out, be wary, be careful, be cautious, be on the lookout, be on the alert, keep your eyes open, keep a sharp lookout, be on the qui vive
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Origin

Old English warian ‘be on one's guard’, from a Germanic base meaning ‘observe, take care’.

Pronunciation

ware

/wɛr//wer/