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at

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[ at; unstressed uht, it ]
/ æt; unstressed ət, ɪt /
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preposition
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Idioms about at

    be at (someone), to be sexually aggressive toward (a person): She's pregnant again because he's at her morning, noon, and night.
    where it's at, Informal. the place where the most interesting or exciting things happen: Emma says that Rome is definitely where it's at now.

Origin of at

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First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English æt; cognate with Old Frisian et, Old Norse, Old Saxon, Gothic at, Old High German az, Latin, Old Welsh, Old Breton ad, Oscan ad-, Umbrian ař-, Old Irish, Gaulish, Phrygian ad-

Other definitions for at (2 of 9)

at2

or att

[ aht, at ]
/ ɑt, æt /

noun, plural at or ats.
a money of account of Laos, one 100th of a kip.

Origin of at

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First recorded in 1950–55; from Lao; compare Thai ʔàt formerly, a copper coin worth one eighth of a füang, ultimately from Pali aṭṭha eight

Other definitions for at (3 of 9)

At1

abbreviation

Other definitions for at (4 of 9)

At2

Symbol, Chemistry.
astatine.

Other definitions for at (5 of 9)

AT

abbreviation
achievement test.

Other definitions for at (6 of 9)

aT

abbreviation
attotesla.

Other definitions for at (7 of 9)

at-

variant of ad- before t: attend.

Other definitions for at (8 of 9)

at.

abbreviation
atmosphere.
atomic.
attorney.

Other definitions for at (9 of 9)

A.T.

abbreviation
Atlantic time.
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How to use at in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for at (1 of 6)

at1
/ (æt) /

preposition

Word Origin for at

Old English æt; related to Old Norse at to, Latin ad to

British Dictionary definitions for at (2 of 6)

at2
/ (ɑːt, æt) /

noun plural at
a Laotian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a kip

Word Origin for at

from Thai

British Dictionary definitions for at (3 of 6)

at3

the internet domain name for
Austria

British Dictionary definitions for at (4 of 6)

At

the chemical symbol for
astatine
symbol for
Also: A ampere-turn

British Dictionary definitions for at (5 of 6)

AT

abbreviation for
attainment target

British Dictionary definitions for at (6 of 6)

at.

abbreviation for
Also: atm atmosphere (unit of pressure)
atomic
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Medical definitions for at (1 of 2)

At

The symbol for the elementastatine

Medical definitions for at (2 of 2)

at-

pref.
Variant ofad-
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Scientific definitions for at

At

The symbol for astatine.
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