A word employed to connect a noun or a pronoun, in an adjectival or adverbial sense, with some other word; a particle used with a noun or pronoun (in English always in the objective case) to make a phrase limiting some other word; -- so called because usually placed before the word with which it is phrased; as, a bridge of iron; he comes from town; it is good for food; he escaped by running.
A proposition; an exposition; a discourse.
shows the relationship between an object (the object of a preposition) and other words in the sentence. eg. in my house
shows the relationship between a noun or pronoun and another noun or pronoun.
A word that shows relationships between its object and some other word in the sentence. Some common English prepositions are in, to, from, with, above, for, by.
a word placed before a noun or pronoun which is used to indicate position, direction, time, or some other abstract relation into the woods down from the roof at six o'clock
a short word heading a unit of words containing an ohject, thus forming a prepositional phrase: e.g., under the tree, before my time.
The category of grammar called preposition (P) consists of words like to, by and with. In UNIVERSAL GRAMMAR theory the Preposition is the HEAD of a LEXICAL PHRASE, the Preposition Phrase. When coming before a NOUN, the category is called ‘preposition' as in in Basin Street, when after a Noun a ‘postposition' Nippon ni (Japan in)
a function word that combines with a noun or pronoun or noun phrase to form a prepositional phrase that can have an adverbial or adjectival relation to some other word
(linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached)
a bad thing to end a sentence with
a brief word (of, for, by, at, to, under, over) that introduces a phrase modifying a noun, verb, or clause
a fine thing to end a sentence with
a horrible thing to end a sentence with
a locator in time and place
an invariable word generally used to express location, manner, etc
a part of discourse placed before other words in a sentence (not always true in English or German)
a part of speech that links and relates a noun or nominal to some other word in a sentence
a poor thing to end a sentence with
a poor word to end a sentence with
a short word that links other words (e
a single word
a smallish word that provides direction for the nouns in a sentence ( in time, at the table, on the dog, over there)
a terrible thing to end a sentence with
a terrible word to misplace
a (usually short) connecting word in a sentence that locates something temporally or spatially, e
a word generally used to express location, manner, etc
a word joined to a noun or its equivalent to make up a qualifying or an adverbial phrase, and to show the relation between its object and the word modified
a word like at, over, by and with
a word like "in," "on," placed before a noun or pronoun to indicate some relation between this and another word
a word or group of words giving more information about the location, direction, origin etc
a word (or group of words) that introduces a phrase, which in turn modifies some other word in the sentence
a word or group of words that links a noun or pronoun to a verb, adjective, or another noun or pronoun
a word , or , in some instance, a word group that relates one sentence element (e
a word or phrase placed typically before a noun or noun phrase that indicates the relation of that noun or noun phrase to a verb, an adjective, or another noun/noun phrase
a word "placed before" a noun, or its equivalent, forming a qualifying or adverbial phrase
a word that enables to locate something in space or time
a word that goes in front of a noun
a word that goes with a noun or a pronoun to modify other nouns, pronouns or verbs
a word that indicates the relationship between two words
a word that introduces modifying phrases in a sentence or clause
a word that is followed a noun and with that noun functions as an adverb (and some say as an adjective)
a word that is placed before some noun or pronoun
a word that is used with a noun or pronoun to form a phrase that shows where, when, how and why
a word that relates a noun or pronoun that appears with it to another word in the sentence
a word that shows the relationship between a noun or pronoun and other words in a sentence
a word that shows the relationship between a noun (or pronoun) and some other word in the sentence
a word that shows the relationship between a word that comes before it, and a noun or pronoun that follows it
a word that shows the relationship between its object and the rest of the sentence, e
a word that shows the spatial (space), temporal (time), or logical relationship of its object to the rest of the sentence
a word that works as a marker of the grammatical role of the following noun or noun phrase
a word used to establish relationships between nouns, between nouns and verbs and between different parts of a sentence
a word used to indicated time or place
a word used to show the relationship of a noun to something else, usually a location in space or time
a word which expresses a relationship between one element in a sentence (a noun or pronoun) and another
a word which expresses the relationship between a noun and another word
a word which shows relationships among other words in the sentence
a word You mustn't end a sentence with
a word you should never end a sentence with
a word or group of words which can be placed before a noun or pronoun to show place, direction, source, method etc., e.g. on the hard drive; the printer is next to the computer
conditional variable reference may include a preposition (also known as a prefix) that is included in the sentence before the value of the variable but only if the variable is not empty. In the following conditional variable reference, the preposition is "and ": "and [PO]". See default preposition.
Prepositions are the words like of, over, on, in, et-cetera, which sometimes give a meaning of place, time or direction, and are sometimes used in a combination with nouns, verbs and adjectives.
Traditionally, the part of speech that governs nouns, pronouns and other elements used nominally, expressing notions such as direction, instrument, agent, etc.
A word placed before a noun in a sentence, usually used to indicate the relation of that noun in space or time.
One of a small number of relational (function) words like "in," "on," "behind," etc. which are known as prepositions because they are "pre-posed" or "placed before" the phrases they introduce. In the box which sat on the porch behind the house was an egg.
The particle placed before a nominal that can function adverbially or adjectivally is called a preposition. Example:â€œ in the streetâ€â€œ at the house
a word which governs and typically precedes a noun or a pronoun
A word that relates its object (a noun, pronoun, or -ing verb form) to another word in the sentence. She is the leader of our group. We opened the door by picking the lock. She went out the window.
A preposition is an adposition placed before a noun. In, for, and from are all prepositions. Japanese has no prepositions.
words like "before" ("before a noun"), normally expressing location or direction
A word placed before a noun or noun phrase, indicating the relation of that noun or noun phrase to a verb, an adjective, or another noun or noun phrase, such as at, by, in, to, from, and with.
direction words : at, from, in , over, etc.
A word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to some other word in the sentence. The preposition plus the noun or pronoun and its modifiers is called a prepositional phrase. See Prepositions for a list of common prepositions.
(grammatical term) A preposition is one of the parts of speech, for example, in, of, for, over, under, like, and because of. All prepositions MUST be followed by nouns; they can never be followed by sentences. When we put a noun after a preposition, we have an "adverbial phrase." Click here to see a list of most of the prepositions that you will ever need to know. Click here for more information about prepositions.
A preposition connects a noun or pronoun with another word to form a prepositional phrase that acts as an adjective or adverb. He arrived at the meeting in a state of panic.
A word which is used before a noun, a noun phrase or a pronoun, connecting it to another word. In the sentences, 'We jumped in the lake', 'There were cheers at the end of the performance' and 'She drove slowly down the track', 'in', 'at', 'of' and 'down' are prepositions.
A word or group of words which place a noun or noun phrase in space or time eg. in; at; on; in front of; with reference to
A word like at, to, in, over etc. Prepositions usually come before a noun and give information about things like time, place and direction.
A part of speech that links and relates a noun or noun substitute to another word in the sentence: The dancers leapt across the stage. [The preposition across connects and relates stage (its object) to the verb leapt.