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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.

  2. and(Conjunction)

    Expressing a condition.

  3. AND(Noun)

    Alternative form of u2227, the conjunction operator.

  4. AND(Verb)

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

  5. Origin: 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

  2. And

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

  3. And

    it is sometimes, in old songs, a mere expletive

  4. And

    if; though. See An, conj

  5. Origin: [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.]

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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

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. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Be and not seem.

  2. Ogden Nash:

    A flea and a fly

  3. Emiliano Zapata:

    Land and Freedom!

  4. Ava Muhammad:

    trust and believe

  5. Randy Budd:

    It hurts and hurts.

Images & Illustrations of and

  1. andandand

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