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stressed ði; unstressed before a consonant ðə, unstressed before a vowel ðithe

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Webster Dictionary

  1. The(verb)

    see Thee

  2. The

    a word placed before nouns to limit or individualize their meaning

  3. The(adverb)

    by that; by how much; by so much; on that account; -- used before comparatives; as, the longer we continue in sin, the more difficult it is to reform

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. The

    the, or (when emphatic) thē, demons. pron. usually called the definite article, used to denote a particular person or thing: also to denote a species. [A.S. the, rarely used as nom. masc. of def. art., but common as an indeclinable relative. Cf. That.]

  2. The

    the, adv. used before comparatives, as, 'the more the better.' [A.S. thý, by that, by that much, the instrumental case of the def. art.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. the

    An article, aristocratic by birth and breeding, but which degenerates into an adjective in the sentence, "He is THE man of the hour."

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  2. THE

    What does THE stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the THE acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'the' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'the' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of the in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of the in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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