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it

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[ it ]
/ ɪt /
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pronoun, nominative it,possessive its or (Obsolete or Dialect) it,objective it;plural nominative they,possessive their or theirs,objective them.
noun
(in children's games) the player called upon to perform some task, as, in tag, the one who must catch the other players.
Slang.
  1. sex appeal.
  2. sexual intercourse.
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Idioms about it

Origin of it

1
before 900; Middle English, variant of Middle English, Old English hit, neuter of he1

grammar notes for it

See me.

Other definitions for it (2 of 5)

it2
[ it ]
/ ɪt /

noun British Informal.
sweet vermouth: gin and it.

Origin of it

2
1930–35; It(alian vermouth)

Other definitions for it (3 of 5)

It

abbreviation

Other definitions for it (4 of 5)

IT

abbreviation

Other definitions for it (5 of 5)

It.

abbreviation
Italian.
Italy.
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British Dictionary definitions for it (1 of 4)

it1
/ (ɪt) /

pronoun (subjective or objective)
noun

Word Origin for it

Old English hit

British Dictionary definitions for it (2 of 4)

it2

the internet domain name for
Italy

British Dictionary definitions for it (3 of 4)

IT

abbreviation for
information technology

British Dictionary definitions for it (4 of 4)

It.

abbreviation for
Italian
Italy
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