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Definitions of at

  1. Primarily, this word expresses the relations of presence, nearness in place or time, or direction toward; as, at the ninth hour; at the house; to aim at a mark. It is less definite than in or on; at the house may be in or near the house. From this original import are derived all the various uses of at. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A relation of proximity to, or of presence in or on, something; as, at the door; at your shop; at home; at school; at hand; at sea and on land. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The relation of some state or condition; as, at war; at peace; at ease; at your service; at fault; at liberty; at risk; at disadvantage. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The relation of some employment or action; occupied with; as, at engraving; at husbandry; at play; at work; at meat (eating); except at puns. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The relation of a point or position in a series, or of degree, rate, or value; as, with the thermometer at 80¡; goods sold at a cheap price; a country estimated at 10,000 square miles; life is short at the longest. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The relations of time, age, or order; as, at ten o'clock; at twenty-one; at once; at first. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The relations of source, occasion, reason, consequence, or effect; as, at the sight; at this news; merry at anything; at this declaration; at his command; to demand, require, receive, deserve, endure at your hands. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Relation of direction toward an object or end; as, look at it; to point at one; to aim at a mark; to throw, strike, shoot, wink, mock, laugh at any one. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Simple presence or position in, on, near by, or the like; as, at the center; position, state, condition, etc.; as, at dinner; at work, etc.; as, at the beginning. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Denoting presence, nearness, or relation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Near to; by; in. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. On; upon; close to; by; near; in; within. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. To; toward; after; by way of; through. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. On the happening of; in response to; because of. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Up to; to the extent of; corresponding to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. In; connected with; dependent on; in a state or condition of. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Denotes in general presence or nearness, but less definitely than in or on; also, towards, with, in, on, by, near by, in consequence of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. Near to; with; towards. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for at

  1. The man looked at him. – Mr. Achilles by Jennette Lee
  2. Tell me at once- what you mean. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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