spear

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
spear

Plural
spears

  1. A spear is a long stick that is sharp at one or both ends and is used as a weapon.
    Everyone in the Spartan Army carried a spear into battle
  2. A spear is a piece of asparagus or other vegetables that looks like a spear.
    At the fancy restaurant, I had a steak with a side of asparagus spears

Verb[change]

Plain form
spear

Third-person singular
spears

Past tense
speared

Past participle
speared

Present participle
spearing

  1. To spear is to stab someone or something with a spear.