Definitions and translations for "of"

Definition of of

1. Expressing direction.
1. Dialectal From (of distance, direction), "off".
2. Except in phrases Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
3. From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
4. Ireland Before (the hour); to.
2. Expressing separation.
5. Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.
6. Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.
7. Obsolete Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.
3. Expressing origin.
8. Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.
9. Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation; from, out of, as an expression of.
10. Following an intransitive verb: indicating the source or cause of the verb.
11. Following an adjective.
4. Expressing agency.
12. Following a passive verb to indicate the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).
13. Used to introduce the "subjective genitive"; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase.
14. Following an adjective, used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.
5. Expressing composition, substance.
15. After a verb expressing construction, making etc., used to indicate the material or substance used.
16. Directly following a noun, used to indicate the material from which it is made.
17. Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.
18. Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.
19. Linking two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second; "which is also".
6. Introducing subject matter.
20. Linking an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-matter: concerning, with regard to.
21. Following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.), to introduce its subject matter; about, concerning.
22. Following an adjective, to introduce its subject matter.
7. Having partitive effect.
23. Following a number or other quantitive word: introducing the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment; "from among".
24. Following a noun indicating a given part.
25. Literary With preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be: some, an amount of, one of.
26. Linking to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).
8. Expressing possession.
27. Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare "origin" senses, above.
28. Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
29. Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; the "possessive genitive". (With abstract nouns, this intersects with the subjective genitive, above under "agency" senses.)
9. Forming the "objective genitive".
30. Following an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.
10. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
31. Literary Linking an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier; in respect of, as regards.
32. Indicating a quality or characteristic; "characterized by".
33. Indicating quantity, age, price etc.
11. Expressing a point in time.
34. Regional During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
35. Dialectal For (a given length of time), chiefly in negative constructions.
I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
36. Used after a noun to indicate duration of a state, activity etc.
12. Representing have or 've, chiefly in depictions of colloquial speech.
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English - English - of

prep. belonging to; native to; on, upon; characterized by; separated from; coming from (a direction)
conj. or; whether; either
interj. ah, ouch, pooh, ugh, humph, phew, whew, pish, pshaw

English - Spanish - of

prep. de; en; por

English - French - of

prép. de; sur; à; pour; entre, parmi, en

English - German - of

prp. von; der; an

English - Indonesian - of

prep. dari, kurang, akan, untuk, karena

English - Italian - of

prep. di; da; tipo di

English - Polish - of

prep. od, z, ze, na, o, u

English - Portuguese - of

prep. de; sobre; (pertencente) a

English - Romanian - of

prep. lui, a, ale, de, cu, cauză: din cauză, urmare: ca urmare, din

English - Russian - of

предл. из, для, от, о, об ,(может так же обозначать принадлежность или направление)

English - Turkish - of

ed. nin, ın, den, li, yüzünden

English - Ukrainian - of

prep. до, з, від, про, щодо, о

Romanian - English - of

n. sigh

Turkish - English - of

prep. belonging to; native to; on, upon; characterized by; separated from; coming from (a direction)
conj. or; whether; either
interj. ah, ouch, pooh, ugh, humph, phew, whew, pish, pshaw

Dutch - English - of

conj. or, whether, either

English - Dutch - of

prep. van, ovr, bij

English - Greek - of

πρόθ. του, από

Turkish - Turkish - of

sıkıntı, bezginlik, usanç, acı gibi duyguları bildirir.

German - French - of

abbr. allemand: en allemand

Turkish - German - of

interj. Puh!

Turkish - Russian - of

interj. ох!

Dutch - French - of

1. (algemeen) soit ... ou; ou ... ou; si; soit
2. (voegwoord) ou

English - Arabic - of

‏من، بشأن، بسبب، من فستان من الصوف، فيما يتعلق، بخصوص‏

English - Chinese - of

(介) ...的, 属于; 由...制成; 用...做成的; 含有...的

English - Chinese - of

(介) ...的, 屬於; 由...製成; 用...做成的; 含有...的

English - Hindi - of

prep. का, की, से

English - Japanese - of

(前) …の; 属する; 中から; 点において; …で

English - Korean - of

전. ...의, ...에 속하는; ...의 출신의;...때문에;...한; ...로 떨어져 나온; ...에서 온

English - Vietnamese - of

prep. của
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Synonyms for of
concerning: connected with, respecting, in regard to, about