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Meaning of "wether" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WETHER

Old English hwæther; related to Old Frisian hweder, Old High German hwedar, Old Norse hvatharr.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WETHER

wether  [ˈwɛðə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WETHER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wether is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WETHER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wether in the English dictionary

The definition of wether in the dictionary is a male sheep, esp a castrated one.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WETHER


altogether
ˌɔːltəˈɡɛðə
aweather
əˈwɛðə
bellwether
ˈbɛlˌwɛðə
blether
ˈblɛðə
Fairweather
ˈfɛəˌwɛðə
feather
ˈfɛðə
greywether
ˈɡreɪˌwɛðə
heather
ˈhɛðə
leather
ˈlɛðə
nether
ˈnɛðə
overleather
ˌəʊvəˈlɛðə
overweather
ˌəʊvəˈwɛðə
pinfeather
ˈpɪnˌfɛðə
pleather
ˈplɛðə
tether
ˈtɛðə
together
təˈɡɛðə
untether
ʌnˈtɛðə
untogether
ˌʌntəˈɡɛðə
weather
ˈwɛðə
whether
ˈwɛðə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WETHER

wet suit
wet wipe
wet-and-dry-bulb thermometer
wet-bulb thermometer
wet-fly
wet-look
wet-nurse
weta
wetback
Wetbike
wetland
wetlands
wetly
wetness
wetproof
wetsuit
wettability
wettable
wetted
wetter

WORDS THAT END LIKE WETHER

aether
at the end of one´s tether
ether
ethyl ether
get it together
get-together
go together
hang together
hold together
in the altogether
keep body and soul together
live together
other
petroleum ether
pull together
put their heads together
put two and two together
seether
stick together
teether
the ether

Synonyms and antonyms of wether in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wether» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WETHER

Find out the translation of wether to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wether from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wether» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

羯羊
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wether
570 millions of speakers

English

wether
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मौसम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الطقس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

погоду
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

kal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খাসি-করা ভেড়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

wether
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lebih lama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hammel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

wether
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

거세한 숫양
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jaman saiki
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cừu thiến
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தலைச்செம்மறி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वेदर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kısırlaştırılmış koç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

montone castrato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pogoda
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

погоду
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vreme
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εμπνέοντάς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Of
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wether
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vær
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wether

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WETHER»

The term «wether» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.202 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WETHER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wether

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WETHER»

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Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological ...
... west + warft] WETHERALD, v. Wetherh(e)ald. (Eng.) Dweller at the Wether- Nook or -Corner [O.E. weft{e)r, wether, sheep + h{e)aUh, nook, etc.] (Scand.) Dweller at the Wether-Slope [O.N. uebr + hall-r] As the Cumberland Wetheral ( 13th cent.
Henry Harrison, 2013
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General view of the agriculture of the county of Bedford: ...
Drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement Great Britain. Board of Agriculture, Thomas Batchelor. Berkshire. first Wtigbt. JulyS. *, U□ No. 32. Ewe, 84 33. Wether, 75 34. Wether, 106 35. Ewe, , 45 36.
Great Britain. Board of Agriculture, Thomas Batchelor, 1813
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Agricultural surveys: General view of the agriculture of the ...
Wether, . 75 91 16 34. Wether, . ..... 106 126 20 35. Ewe, 45 73 28 36. Wether, . .... 73| . 94 20* 37. Wether, . ••»□» 95 117 22 38. Wether, „.... 79 100 20 39. Wether, ...... 104 \ 112 40. Ewe, ............ 90 HI 21 41. Wether, 93| . Died. 42. Wether, .
Great Britain. Board of Agriculture, 1808
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New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research
TABLE 4 — Measurements of the composition of ram and wether lambs at two slaughter weights " Treatment effects were assessed using logs of raw data rather than ratios (except for intramuscular fat %), by analyses of «¡variance.
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Survey English Dialects
n a GIMMER 111.6.5. webs Lei wether-hog n a WETHER 111.6.8. Wiostrwrg So, weosl'hoerg' Nb, pl wedsrogz Y, weostruig So D [queried SBM on grounds of age and castration ] wether-hogget n aWETHERIII.6.8. webshs'gst Sf, wndsho'gst ...
Michael V. Barry, 2013
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The Opera of Bartolomeo Scappi (1570): L'arte et prudenza ...
To cook a rack66.1 of wether ribs in various ways. For boiling, get a rack of wether's ribs that has been somewhat tenderized; for roasting, though, it will not matter whether it has been tenderized provided the wether is young. For boiling, follow ...
Terence Scully, 2011
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Survey of English Dialects: The Dictionary and Grammar
n a GIMMER 1II.6.5. weda Lei wether-hog n a WETHER III.6.8. widat:r,D:g So, wedoBhoe:g- Nb, pi wedajogz Y, wedatijAg So D [queried SBM on grounds of age and castration] wether-hogget n a WETHER II1.6.8. wedoho-gotSf, wAdaho' gat ...
Clive Upton, David Parry, John David Allison Widdowson, 1994
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Child of the Holy Ghost
Petya prayed that the wether would not go to sleep before he found him. The sound was close now, almost at Petya's feet. This was the moment that could save his life, and Petya stood without moving for what seemed an eternity. Then he bent ...
Robert Laxalt, 1992
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The Farmer's Magazine
in Sut/zerland.' larly at these two seasons, injury may very readily be don to the stock. My flocks consist of Four ewe hirsels, two giinmer hirsels, for lesting up these ewe flocks; two hog hirsels, and two wether hirsels. Besides these, one of my ...
‎1820
10
Changing Values in Medieval Scotland: A Study of Prices, ...
ER XIII.195 236 1508 Stirling 2s. lamb ER X111.248 P. 237 1508 Dimkeld & Clon 40d. wether SHS 2,10.65 238 1508 Dunkeld & Clon 40d. SHS 2,10.65 239 1508 Aberdeen 32d. best bouk ACR V11I.854 assize V 240 1509 Dunkeld 40d.
Elizabeth Gemmill, Nicholas Mayhew, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WETHER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wether is used in the context of the following news items.
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Health officials to test for West Nile, EEE in Newington, Wethersfield
Health officials continue to conduct tests to see if mosquito illnesses have popped up in parts of the state. The Connecticut Mosquito Management Program said ... «WFSB, Aug 15»
2
Mattoon youth wins a top award at 4-H goat show
MATTOON -- Cameron Bianco, 11, of Mattoon won the Champion Meat Wether Award with his boer goat Homer on Monday during the Coles County 4-H goat ... «Journal Gazette and Times-Courier, Jul 15»
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2015 Junior Goat Show results
Numbers continue to climb in the Junior Wether Goat Show with more than 300 entries this year. This is also the first year for an Outstanding Market Exhibitor ... «Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net, Jul 15»
4
Wether lambs bring in profits
The crossbred lambs are sold as suckers by late August, and the Merino wether lambs are shorn in September with the main shearing, and sold in November. «Stock Journal, Jul 15»
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Steeton thwarted as Collingham Wether the storm
SKIPTON climbed into third-place in the Aire-Wharfe Division Two with an impressive 22-run win over Pool. Spinner Andrew Fergie (4-66) and Shahid Nadeem ... «Craven Herald, Jul 15»
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10 Ways To Better Enjoy Your Sneaker Hobby
We are all sneaker enthusiasts. Wether we collect, rock, stock, resell or just read about sneakers, there is no doubt the hobby means a lot to a lot of us. «KicksOnFire.com, Jun 15»
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Tight finish in wether trial
THERE will be sheep galore on display next Tuesday (May 26) at Everton as part of the Ovens Valley wether production trial. With 35 teams of 2012-drop ... «Stock & Land, May 15»
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Replicants Eat Free: Anthony Bourdain Is Opening a 'Blade Runner …
... Tokyo, Blade Runner, and the hawker's markets in Singapore—though Bourdain's business partner Stephen Wether promises it will be a "little more chaotic.". «Popular Mechanics, May 15»
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Queensgate congestiton open house
"We don't have a preferred alternative wether its roundabouts or signals. So we are really looking forward to getting input from the community on what they think ... «KEPR 19, Mar 15»
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Lambs offer easier way for youths to compete in Stock Show
Judge Kyle Smith looks over the lamb of Cameron Crenwelge as he selects the order of places during the Junior Wether Lamb Show. Crenwelge's lamb was ... «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wether [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wether>. Aug 2019 ».
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