How Do You Spell WERE?

Correct spelling for the English word "Were" is [w_ˈɜː], [wˈɜː], [wˈɜː]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of WERE

  1. wer, v.i. the pl. of was, used as pa.t. of be. [A.S. w['æ]re; Ger. war, Ice. vera, to be. Cf. Was.]

Common Misspellings for WERE

Below is the list of 604 misspellings for the word "were".

Usage Examples for WERE

  1. That was what we were told. - "Tom Brown at Oxford" by Thomas Hughes
  2. " To be sure you were. - "The Seaboard Parish, Complete" by George MacDonald
  3. I wish I were- I wish I were anything but what I am. - "The Little Lame Prince And: The Invisible Prince; Prince Cherry; The Prince With The Nose The Frog-Prince; Clever Alice" by Miss Mulock--Pseudonym of Maria Dinah Craik
  4. We were right here. - "Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
  5. What would he do if she were right? - "Sand Doom" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins