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Definition of "with" [with]

  • In the company of; accompanying: Did you go with her? (preposition)
  • Next to; alongside of: stood with the rabbi; sat with the family. (preposition)
  • Having as a possession, attribute, or characteristic: arrived with bad news; a man with a moustache. (preposition)
  • Used as a function word to indicate accompanying detail or condition: just sat there with his mouth open. (preposition)
  • In a manner characterized by: performed with skill; spoke with enthusiasm. (preposition)

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.

Use "with" in a sentence
  • "Apparently, Blankenship is one of those guys who love to take risks -- with his own life and with  the lives of others."
  • "We start of with a high degree of passion, probably still low on skills and oblivious of our special talents…..with time we discover ourselves and hone our skills….we reach a certain level of maturity when the market starts recongnising us."
  • "Promoted to Headline (H3) on 2/13/09: Terrorist in my home town 'with up so floating many bells down' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Terrorist in my home town \'with up so floating many bells down\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: An out-of-work truckdriver brought a guitar case into a Unitarian church where I teach, pulled out a shotgun and shot eight people."