Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word car. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in car.
Definitions and meaning of car
(UK) IPA(key): /kɑː/
(US) IPA(key): /kɑɹ/
Homophones: carr, Carr, Karr
Middle Englishcarre, borrowed from Anglo-Normancarre, from Old Northern French (compare Old Frenchchar), from Latincarra, neuter plural of carrus(“four-wheeled baggage wagon”), or Gaulish origin. Doublet of horse, hurry, rush, courier, andcourse.
A wheeled vehicle that moves independently, with at least three wheels, powered mechanically, steered by a driver and mostly for personal transportation; a motorcar or automobile.
(dated) A wheeled vehicle, drawn by a horse or other animal; a chariot.
1594, Christopher Marlowe, Edward II, London: William Jones,
It shall suffice me to enioy your loue,
Which whiles I haue, I thinke my selfe as great,
As Caesar riding in the Romaine streete,
With captiue kings at his triumphant Carre.
c. 1606, William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, Act IV, Scene 8,
He has deserved it [armour], were it carbuncled
Like holy Phoebus’ car.
(Britain, Birmingham, obsolete) A four-wheeled cab, as opposed to a (two-wheeled) Hansom cab.
(rail transport, chiefly Canada, US) An unpowered unit in a railroad train.
(rail transport) an individual vehicle, powered or unpowered, in a multiple unit.
The 11:10 to London was operated by a 4-car diesel multiple unit.
(rail transport) A passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not.
From the frontmost car of the subway, he filmed the progress through the tunnel.
A rough unit of quantity approximating the amount which would fill a railroad car.
We ordered five hundred cars of gypsum.
The moving, load-carrying component of an elevator or other cable-drawn transport mechanism.
Fix the car of the express elevator - the door is sticking.
The passenger-carrying portion of certain amusement park rides, such as Ferris wheels.
The most exciting part of riding a Ferris wheel is when your car goes over the top.
The part of an airship, such as a balloon or dirigible, which houses the passengers and control apparatus.
Synonyms:gondola, basket(balloons only)
(sailing) A sliding fitting that runs along a track.
(uncountable, US, slang) The aggregate of desirable characteristics of a car.
Buy now! You can get more car for your money.
(US) A floating perforated box for living fish.
See also Thesaurus:automobile
Etymology unclear, but probably from Proto-Germanic*karzijaną(“to turn”), from Proto-Indo-European*gers-(“to bend, turn”). Compare cair(“to turn, go”), char(“to turn”), Dutchkeren(“to turn”), GermanKehre(“turn, bend”).
Shakespeare had something of a fondness for verbalizing nouns, and sometimes even substantivizing verbs. However, anything other than a "turn" does not seem to make any sense within the broader context of the cited Sonnet.
(obsolete) A turn.
1609 William Shakespeare, Sonnet 7,
But when from highmost pitch, with weary car,
Like feeble age, he reeleth from the day, (after the sun reaches the zenith it, with a weary turn, begins to reel(“to roll”) (downwards))
Acronym of contents of the address part of register number. Note that it was based on original hardware and has no meaning today.
(computing) The first part of a cons in LISP. The first element of a list
Matt Kaufmann, Panagiotis Manolios, and J Strother Moore, Computer-aided reasoning: an approach, 2000 :
The elements of a list are the successive cars along the "cdr chain." That is, the elements are the car, the car of the cdr, the car of the cdr of the cdr, etc.
ARC, CRA, RAC, RCA, acr-, arc, arc-, rac-
From Latincarrus, from Gaulishkarros. Compare Romaniancar.
(Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈkar/
(Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈkaɾ/
car (femininecara, masculine pluralcars, feminine pluralcares)
From Old Church Slavonicцѣсарь(cěsarĭ), from Proto-Slavic*cěsařь, from a Germanic language, from Proto-Germanic*kaisaraz, from LatinCaesar.
car in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
car in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
From Old Frenchquer(“as, since, because, for”), from Latinquārē(“how; why”).
as, since, because, for
parce que(in some contexts)
Borrowed from Englishcar, itself borrowed from Anglo-Norman and the Old Northern Frenchcar, variant of Old Frenchchar. Doublet of char.
a single-decked long-distance, or privately hired, bus, a coach
“car” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
car (comparativeplus car, superlativele plus car)
dear; beloved; cherished
From Old Irishcaraid, from Proto-Celtic*kareti(“to love”), from Proto-Indo-European*keh₂-(“to desire, wish”).
car (present analyticcarann, future analyticcarfaidh, verbal nouncarthain, past participlecartha)