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Definition or

Etymology 1

From Middle English or; partially contracted from other, auther, from Old English ?or, ?wer, ?hwer ("some, any, either"; > either); and partially from Middle English oththe, from Old English oe, from Proto-Germanic *efau (or).

Conjunction

or

  1. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the "inclusive or." The "exclusive or" is formed by "either [] or".
  2. (logic) An operator denoting the disjunction of two propositions or truth values. There are two forms, the inclusive or and the exclusive or.
  3. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
  4. Otherwise (a consequence of the condition that the previous is false).
  5. Connects two equivalent names.

Etymology 2

From Etymology 1 (sense 2 above)

Noun

or (countable and uncountable, plural ors)

  1. (heraldry) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
Adjective

or (not comparable)

  1. (heraldry) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.

Etymology 4

Late Old English ?r, from Old Norse r. Compare ere.

Adverb

or

  1. (obsolete) Early (on).
  2. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
Preposition

or

  1. (now archaic or dialectal) Before; ere.

Results 245 Words with the letters OR

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4 letter words with the letters OR 
AERO 4
AFRO 7
ARCO 7
ARVO 8
BIRO 7
BOAR 7
BOOR 7
BORA 7
BORE 7
BORK 11
BORN 8
BORT 7
BRIO 7
BROO 7
BROS 7
BROW 10
CERO 7
COIR 7
CORD 8
CORE 7
CORF 10
CORK 11
CORM 10
CORN 8
CORY 9
CROC 10
CROP 10
CROW 10
DOER 5
DOOR 5
DORE 5
DORK 9
DORM 8
DORP 8
DORR 5
DORS 5
DORY 7
DOUR 6
DROP 8
DURO 6
ERGO 6
EROS 4
EURO 5
FARO 7
FORA 7
FORB 10
FORD 8
FORE 7
FORK 11
FORM 10
FORT 7
FOUR 8
FROE 7
FROG 9
FROM 10
FROW 10
GIRO 6
GOER 6
GORE 6
GORM 9
GORP 9
GORY 8
GROG 8
GROK 10
GROT 6
GROW 9
GYRO 8
HERO 6
HOAR 6
HOER 6
HORA 6
HORN 7
HOUR 7
INRO 5
IRON 5
KORA 8
KORE 8
KORS 8
LORD 6
LORE 5
LORN 6
LORY 7
LOUR 6
MOOR 7
MORA 7
MORE 7
MORN 8
MORS 7
MORT 7
NOIR 5
NORI 5
NORM 8
OARS 4
ODOR 5
OGRE 6
OKRA 8
OMER 7
ORAD 5
ORAL 5
ORBS 7
ORBY 9
ORCA 7
ORCS 7
ORDO 5
ORES 4
ORGY 8
ORLE 5
ORRA 4
ORTS 4
ORYX 13
ORZO 13
OSAR 4
OURS 5
OVER 8
OYER 6
POOR 7
PORE 7
PORK 11
PORN 8
PORT 7
POUR 8
PRAO 7
PROA 7
PROD 8
PROF 10
PROG 9
PROM 10
PROP 10
PROS 7
PROW 10
PYRO 9
RATO 4
REDO 5
REPO 7
RHOS 6
RIOT 4
ROAD 5
ROAM 7
ROAN 5
ROAR 4
ROBE 7
ROBS 7
ROCK 11
ROCS 7
RODE 5
RODS 5
ROES 4
ROIL 5
ROLE 5
ROLF 8
ROLL 6
ROMP 10
ROMS 7
ROOD 5
ROOF 7
ROOK 8
ROOM 7
ROOT 4
ROPE 7
ROPY 9
RORT 4
ROSE 4
ROSY 6
ROTA 4
ROTE 4
ROTI 4
ROTL 5
ROTO 4
ROTS 4
ROUE 5
ROUP 8
ROUT 5
ROUX 12
ROVE 8
ROWS 7
RYOT 6
SOAR 4
SORA 4
SORB 7
SORD 5
SORE 4
SORI 4
SORN 5
SORT 4
SOUR 5
TARO 4
THRO 6
TIRO 4
TORA 4
TORC 7
TORE 4
TORI 4
TORN 5
TORO 4
TORR 4
TORS 4
TORT 4
TORY 6
TOUR 5
TRIO 4
TROD 5
TROP 7
TROT 4
TROW 7
TROY 6
TYRO 6
VROW 11
WORD 8
WORE 7
WORK 11
WORM 10
WORN 8
WORT 7
YORE 6
YOUR 7
ZERO 13
ZORI 13
3 letter words with the letters OR 
BRO 6
COR 6
DOR 4
FOR 6
FRO 6
GOR 5
KOR 7
MOR 6
NOR 4
OAR 3
ORA 3
ORB 6
ORC 6
ORE 3
ORS 3
ORT 3
OUR 4
PRO 6
RHO 5
ROB 6
ROC 6
ROD 4
ROE 3
ROM 6
ROT 3
ROW 6
TOR 3
2 letter words with the letters OR 
OR 2

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