Definitions for Atɑt, æt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

atæt; unstressed ət, ɪt(prep.)

  1. (used to indicate a point or place occupied in space); in, on, or near:

    to stand at the door.

  2. (used to indicate a location or position, as in time, on a scale, or in order):

    at age 65; at zero; at the end.

  3. (used to indicate incidence or occurrence):

    at the sound of the bell; at low tide.

  4. (used to indicate presence or location):

    at home; at hand.

  5. (used to indicate amount, degree, or rate):

    at great speed; at high altitudes.

  6. (used to indicate a direction, goal, or objective); toward:

    Look at that.

  7. (used to indicate occupation or involvement):

    at work; at play.

  8. (used to indicate a state or condition):

    at ease; at peace.

  9. (used to indicate a cause or source):

    She was annoyed at their carelessness.

  10. (used to indicate relative quality or value):

    at one's best; at cost.

Origin of at:

bef. 900; ME; OE æt, c. OFris et, OS, ON, Go at, OHG az, L ad

atɑt, æt(n.)(pl.)at.

  1. a monetary unit of Laos, equal to 1/100 of a kip.

    Category: Numismatics

Origin of at:

1950–55; < Lao; ult. < Pali aṭṭhaeight


  1. var. of ad- before

    t: attend.

    Category: Affix


  1. achievement test.

  2. antitank.

    Category: Military


  1. ampere-turn.

    Category: Chemistry, Electricity and Magnetism


  1. astatine.

    Category: Chemistry

* Chem. Symbol..


  1. atmosphere.

    Category: Physics

  2. atomic.

    Category: Physics

  3. attorney.

    Category: Law

Princeton's WordNet

  1. astatine, At, atomic number 85(noun)

    a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium

  2. at(noun)

    100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. at(preposition)æt; unstressed ət, ɪt

    indicates time

    He woke at 3 a.m.; at night

  2. atæt; unstressed ət, ɪt

    indicates position

    Meet me at the restaurant.; She stood at the door.; at home/work

  3. atæt; unstressed ət, ɪt

    indicates direction

    Kick the ball at the goal.; Stop staring at them.

  4. atæt; unstressed ət, ɪt

    indicates level or amount

    You can walk at about 4 miles per hour.; unemployment at its highest

  5. atæt; unstressed ət, ɪt

    indicates reaction

    He smiled at this thought.; shocked at the news

  6. atæt; unstressed ət, ɪt

    indicates ability

    good at swimming; terrible at lying

  7. atæt; unstressed ət, ɪt

    indicates state

    at war/peace

  8. atæt; unstressed ət, ɪt

    emphasizes a negative

    no food in the house at all; She has done nothing at all since she got here.

  9. atæt; unstressed ət, ɪt

    in any way

    If it's at all possible, we'll be there.; Are you at all sorry?


  1. at(Noun)

    the @ symbol.

  2. at(Preposition)

    In or very near a particular place.

  3. at(Preposition)


    At six ou2019clock, at closing time.

  4. at(Preposition)

    In the direction of (often in an unfocused or uncaring manner).

    He threw the ball at me, he shouted at her.

  5. at(Preposition)

    Occupied in (activity).

    Men at work.

  6. at(Pronoun)

    Contraction of that.

    Whatu2019s u2019at? (meaning What is that?)

  7. Origin: From at, from æt, from at, from ad. Cognate with at, et, it, at, at, åt, åt, að, 03300344, ad.

Webster Dictionary

  1. At

    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

  2. At

    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

  3. At

    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

  4. At

    the relation of some employment or action; occupied with; as, at engraving; at husbandry; at play; at work; at meat (eating); except at puns

  5. At

    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.

  6. At

    the relations of time, age, or order; as, at ten o'clock; at twenty-one; at once; at first

  7. At

    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

  8. At

    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


  1. at

    .at is the Internet country code top-level domain for Austria. It is administered by NIC.AT.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'At' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #20

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'At' in Written Corpus Frequency: #44

Anagrams of At

  1. ta, TA, T.A.

  2. T.A., TA, ta

Translations for At

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary



They are not at home; She lives at 33 Forest Road

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