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Synonyms:

abut, adjoin, border, brush, butt on, caress, come together, communicate, contact, converge.
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Spell check of Were

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Correct spelling:
Were
Definition:
The imperfect pl. of Be, and the first and third person sing, of the subjunctive mood.

Synonyms:

noun
develop, WS, capture, so to speak, humanity, fetch, existence, occupy, indeed, be, what if, thusly, person, eventuate, consist, aim, flog, earth, grow, experience, carried out, father, also, composition, humans, gain, symbolize, man, extend, reside, occur, valet, as it were, homo, symbolise, world, manservant, humankind, mankind, Was, flummox, subsist, arrest, certainly, quasi, find, happen, remain, beget, convey, just as, Had, Went, enter, in case, exist, AM, can, come, acquire, creation, cosmos, are, arrive, being, so, were in charge, exactly, guy, Been, husband, boy, surely, gentleman, protect, represent, so to say, become, soldiery, amaze, domain, dumbfound, as if, engender.
Examples of usage:
  1. What were you doing with it? – Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  2. " I thought you were her friend," she said. – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  3. And what were the Anzacs? – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  4. Yes, so they were. – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  5. " Well," said Gaston, " you were right." – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)

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