Spellcheck.net

Language:

English - United States Change

Enter your text below and click here to check the spelling

Definitions of That

  1. As an adjective, that has the same demonstrative force as the pronoun, but is followed by a noun. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. As a conjunction, that retains much of its force as a demonstrative pronoun. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To introduce a clause employed as the object of the preceding verb, or as the subject or predicate nominative of a verb. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. In an elliptical sentence to introduce a dependent sentence expressing a wish, or a cause of surprise, indignation, or the like. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. As adverb: To such a degree; so; as, he was that frightened he could say nothing. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To introduce, a reason or cause; - equivalent to for that, in that, for the reason that, because. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To introduce a purpose; - usually followed by may, or might, and frequently preceded by so, in order, to the end, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To introduce a consequence, result, or effect; - usually preceded by so or such, sometimes by that. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Demons. and rel. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Indicating a person or thing previously mentioned, or more distant. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. As a demonstrative: the person or thing mentioned or understood. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. As a relative: who or which. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Used to introduce a clause: because: for: in order that. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Introducing a clause. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. Noting a fact, reason, or result. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Because. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. As a demons, (pl. THOSE) it points out a person or thing: the former or more distant thing: not this but the other: as a rel., who or which. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. Not this but the other; pointing to what is more or less distant; as, that house across the street; denoting something that has been spoken of previously; as, that was what he meant. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. The (one) specially designated. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. The (one) there. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. Not this, but the other. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. Used for who or which. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. Who or which, relating to an antecedent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for That

  1. " No." " Why do you tell me that – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. No, that is not the trouble. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
X