jar

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒɑːr/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dʒɑr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( jär)


Inflections of 'jar' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
jars
v 3rd person singular
jarring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
jarred
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
jarred
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

jar

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [glass, jam, rice, flour, spice, storage] jar
  2. a [half, 1] -liter jar
  3. [an 8] -ounce jar
  4. a jar of [spaghetti sauce, mustard, jam, mayo]
  5. use a jar to [keep, store]
  6. [kept, carried] butterflies in a jar
  7. can't get the lid off the jar
  8. Can you help me open this jar?
  9. put a [dollar, quarter] in the swear jar
  10. a jar full of [spices, sauce]
  11. UK: a (sudden) jar of the [arm, leg, back]
  12. comes as a jar to our [belief, hope, vision]
  13. UK: (the car) [stopped, halted] with a jar
  14. UK, slang: her husband has hit the jar (again)
  15. UK, slang: Do you fancy a jar (after work)?
n as adj
  1. UK: wears jam-jar glasses
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