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Definition 1: articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software' - [noun denoting artifact]

(ware is a kind of ...) one of a class of artifacts

"an article of clothing"

(... is a kind of ware ) an article that is offered for sale

(... is a kind of ware ) household articles made of metal (especially for use at table)

(... is a kind of ware ) articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)

(... is a kind of ware ) ware for domestic use made of wood

Definition 2: commodities offered for sale - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where ware or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • good business depends on having good merchandise
  • that store offers a variety of products

Synonyms for ware in the sense of this definition

(ware is a kind of ...) articles of commerce

(... is a kind of ware ) goods carried by a large vehicle

(... is a kind of ware ) the best (most expensive) in a given line of merchandise

(... is a kind of ware ) the merchandise that a shop has on hand

"they carried a vast inventory of hardware" "they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory"

(... is a kind of ware ) merchandise consisting of a computer program that is offered for sale

(... is a kind of ware ) merchandise that is shoddy or inferior

(... is a kind of ware ) merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)

"a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"

(... is a kind of ware ) a commercial product that refills a container with its appropriate contents

"he got a refill for his ball-point pen" "he got a refill for his notebook"

(... is a kind of ware ) an item of clothing

"she preferred the black nylon number" "this sweater is an all-wool number"

(... is a kind of ware ) merchandise in the form of fabrics sold by the yard

(... is a kind of ware ) a particular kind of product or merchandise

"a nice line of shoes"

(... is a kind of ware ) merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name

(... is a kind of ware ) the merchandise that is sold in an ironmonger's shop

(... is a kind of ware ) any product that can be sold without a brand name

(... is a kind of ware ) an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles

(... is a kind of ware ) goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law

(... is part of ware) a place of business for retailing goods

Definition 3: spend extravagantly - [verb of consumption]

Samples where ware or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • waste not, want not

Synonyms for ware in the sense of this definition

(ware is a kind of ...) pay out

"spend money"

(... is a kind of ware ) drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic

"The husband drinks and beats his wife"

(... is a kind of ware ) spend frivolously and unwisely

"Fritter away one's inheritance"

(... is a kind of ware ) become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously

(... is a kind of ware ) expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns

"He was showered with praise"

(... is a kind of ware ) spend at a high rate

(... is a kind of ware ) indulge oneself

"I splurged on a new TV"

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