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ændand

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Wiktionary

  1. and(Conjunction)

    As a coordinating conjunction; expressing two elements to be taken together or in addition to each other.

    Etymology: From anda, probably from h₂énti.

  2. and(Conjunction)

    Expressing a condition.

    Etymology: From anda, probably from h₂énti.

  3. AND(Noun)

    Alternative form of u2227, the conjunction operator.

    Etymology: From anda, probably from h₂énti.

  4. AND(Verb)

    To combine (a value) with another value by means of this operator.

    Etymology: From anda, probably from h₂énti.

Webster Dictionary

  1. And

    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

    Etymology: [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, An if, Ante-.]

  2. And

    in order to; -- used instead of the infinitival to, especially after try, come, go

    Etymology: [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, An if, Ante-.]

  3. And

    it is sometimes, in old songs, a mere expletive

    Etymology: [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, An if, Ante-.]

  4. And

    if; though. See An, conj

    Etymology: [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, An if, Ante-.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. And

    and, conj. signifies addition, or repetition, and is used to connect words and sentences, to introduce a consequence, &c.—in M. E. (but not A.S.) it was used for if, and often also with added if, as in Luke xii. 45. An became common for and in this sense, as often in Shakespeare.—It sometimes expresses emphatically a difference in quality between things of the same class, as 'there are friends ... and friends.' [A.S., and in the other Teut. lang.; prob. allied to L. ante, Gr. anti, over against.]

Editors Contribution

  1. and

    A forming word to express a connection.

    The word " and " is a connecting word.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'and' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'and' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4

Anagrams for and »

  1. nad, NAD

  2. ADN

  3. NDA

  4. dan, Dan, Dan., DAN

  5. DNA

How to pronounce and?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say and in sign language?

  1. and

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of and in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of and in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of and in a Sentence

  1. Kirsty Coventry:

    The Executive Board have accepted the medals reallocation documents, there were will be very clear communication to the athletes and the federations on these principles.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    The greatest crime you can commit in the desert is to find water and remain silent about it.

  3. Thomas Giesefeld:

    When the body goes back to normal it is just fantastic, it feels like champagne, and for hours you feel like you are walking on air. I can't really describe it, but that is what it is.

  4. Garcia Padilla:

    Puerto Rico needs a complete restructuring and development plan, comprehensive and inclusive, that takes care of the immense problem we face today, not on a short but on a long-term and definitive basis, the alternative would be ... halting of payments with all the negative consequences that this implies.

  5. Jessica Braden-Rogers:

    They need to immediately rethink that and think about the impact that it's having on Gold Star children and their families, we've already sacrificed enough.

Images & Illustrations of and

  1. andandandandand

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