Definitions for himhɪm

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word him

Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the objective case of he, used as a direct or indirect object:

    I'll see him tomorrow. Give him the message.

    Category: Function Word

  2. (used instead of the pronoun he in the predicate after the verb to be):

    It's him.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Function Word, Usage Note

  3. (used instead of the pronoun his before a gerund or present participle):

    We were surprised by him wanting to leave.

    Category: Function Word

  4. (n.)Informal. a male:

    Is the new baby a her or a him?

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Function Word

* Usage: See he1, me.

Origin of him:

bef. 900; ME, OE, dat. of he1


  1. Her Imperial Majesty; His Imperial Majesty.

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. him(pronoun)ɪm

    indicates a known male

    I don't love Jamie, but I do like him a lot.; Her dad has the book, but she forgot to ask him for it.


  1. him(Pronoun)

    Used reflexively: (to) himself.

  2. him(Pronoun)

    With nominative effect: he, especially as a predicate after be, or following a preposition.

  3. Him(Pronoun)

    Pronoun when referring to God.

  4. Origin: him dative singular of he (masculine) or it (neuter). Cognate with Dutch hem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Him

    them. See Hem

  2. Him

    the objective case of he. See He


  1. HIM

    HIM is a Finnish rock band from Helsinki. Formed in 1991 by vocalist Ville Valo, guitarist Mikko "Linde" Lindström, and bassist Mikko "Migé" Paananen, HIM's current lineup consists of Valo, Linde, Migé, Janne "Emerson Burton" Puurtinen on keyboards and Mika Karppinen on drums. They have released eight studio albums to date, their latest, titled Tears on Tape, was released April 26, 2013. On September 5, 2006, HIM's fifth studio album Dark Light was certified gold by the RIAA, making HIM the first Finnish band to have a gold album in the United States. HIM had five of their studio albums certified platinum in Finland with Razorblade Romance being certified double platinum in Finland and platinum in Germany.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'him' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #59

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'him' in Written Corpus Frequency: #113

Anagrams of him

  1. HMI

Translations for him

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(used as the object of a verb or preposition) a male person or animal already spoken about

I saw him yesterday; I gave him a book; I came with him.

Get even more translations for him »


Find a translation for the him definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these him definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"him." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 18 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for him?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for him: