ETYM AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, Old High Germ. anti, enti, inti, unti, German und, Dutch en, OD. ende. Cf, An if, Ante-.
1. A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence.
2. In order to; -- used instead of the infinitival to, especially after try, come, go.
1. To the same degree or amount
2. Tor instance
3. When considered in a specified form or relation — usually used before a preposition or a participle
ETYM Old Eng. so, sa, swa, as. swâ.
(Homonym: sew, sol, sow).
1. (Intensifier) To a very great extent or degree.
2. (Usually followed by 'that') To an extent or degree as expressed.
3. In order that.
4. In such a condition or manner, especially as expressed or implied.
5. In they same way; also.
6. To a certain unspecified extent or degree.
7. To a very great extend or degree.
8. In a manner that facilitates.
9. In such a condition or manner, especially as expressed or implied.
10. In the way indicated.
11. (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or as a result.
ETYM Old Eng. thus, as. thus; akin to OFries. and os. thus, Dutch dus, and Eng. that; cf. Old High Germ. sus. Related to That.
1. In this or that manner or way.
2. To this degree or extent; so.
3. Because of this or that; hence, consequently.
4. As an example.
5. In the way indicated; ('thusly' is a nonstandard variant); SYN. thusly, so.
ETYM Old Eng. ye, ya, ye, ya, AS. geá; akin to OFries. gę, ię, OS., Dutch, Old High Germ., German, Dan. and Swed. ja, Icel, jâ, Goth. ja, jai, and probably to Greek h truly, verily. Related to Yes.
(Archaic) Not only so, but; SYN. yeah.