- Any of various weedy plants of the genus Vicia, especially the common vetch.
- Any of several weedy plants that grow in grain fields.
- An unwelcome or objectionable element.
- The weight of a container or wrapper that is deducted from the gross weight to obtain net weight.
- A deduction from gross weight made to allow for the weight of a container.
- Chemistry A counterbalance, especially an empty vessel used to counterbalance the weight of a similar container.
- To determine or indicate the tare of, especially to weigh in order to find out the tare.