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ʌv, ɒv; unstressed əv or, esp. before consonants, əof

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  1. of(Preposition)

    Expressing separation.

  2. of(Preposition)

    Expressing origin.

  3. of(Preposition)

    Expressing agency.

  4. of(Preposition)

    Expressing composition, substance.

  5. of(Preposition)

    Introducing subject matter.

  6. of(Preposition)

    Having effect.

  7. of(Preposition)

    Expressing possession.

  8. of(Preposition)

    Forming the "objective genitive".

  9. of(Preposition)

    Expressing qualities or characteristics.

  10. of(Preposition)

    Expressing a point in time.

  11. Origin: Unstressed form of æf

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Of

    ov, prep. from or out from: belonging to: out of: among: proceeding from, so in the Litany and Nicene Creed: owing to: with: over: concerning: during: (B. and Pr. Bk.) sometimes=by, from, on, or over.—Of purpose (B.), intentionally. [A.S. of; Dut. af, Ger. ab, also L. ab, Gr. apo.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'of' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'of' in Written Corpus Frequency: #9

Anagrams for of »

  1. F/O, fo, fo'

How to pronounce of?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say of in sign language?

  1. of


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of of in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of of in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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