were

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were

Definition of WERE

past 2d singular, past plural, or past subjunctive of be

Origin of WERE

Middle English were (suppletive singular past subjunctive & 2d singular past indicative of been to be), weren (suppletive past plural of been), from Old English ̄re (singular past subjunctive & 2d singular past indicative of wesan to be), ̄ron (past plural indicative of wesan), ̄ren (past plural subjunctive of wesan) — more at was

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