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Definition of "me" [me]

  • Used as the direct object of a verb: He assisted me. (pronoun)
  • Used as the indirect object of a verb: They offered me a ride. (pronoun)
  • Used as the object of a preposition: This letter is addressed to me. (pronoun)
  • Informal Used as a predicate nominative: It's me. See Usage Notes at be, but, I1. (pronoun)
  • Nonstandard Used reflexively as the indirect object of a verb: I bought me a new car. (pronoun)
  • Refers to the speaker or writer (pronoun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The personality of the speaker or writer or something that expresses it (noun)

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Use "me" in a sentence
  • "Now you will hardly believe me when I tell you that at that very instant Topp forced me back into my chair, while Jack Hobson pinioned my arms from behind, and the waiter had the unblushing effrontery to stamp and rave at me like a maniac, demanding satisfaction or compensation at my hands for the unprovoked assault committed upon him by _me, coram populo_! — by _me_, who, I beg to assure you, am the most peaceable man living, and am actually famed for the mildness of my disposition and the sweetness and suavity of my temper."
  • "For one thing, "acquaintance" wasn't how I'd have described that German ruffian who'd dragged me into his diabolical Strackenz plot and tried to murder me* (* See Royal Flash.), and how did she"
  • "They dwelled on the vast right wing conspiracy when in office ... now they've successfully sucked the media into the * woe is me you are so hard on me* mess."