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Origin of preposition1
usage note for preposition
OTHER WORDS FROM preposition
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH prepositionpreposition proposition
Words nearby preposition
British Dictionary definitions for non-prepositional
Derived forms of prepositionprepositional, adjectiveprepositionally, adverb
Word Origin for preposition
usage for preposition
Cultural definitions for non-prepositional
A part of speech that indicates the relationship, often spatial, of one word to another. For example, “She paused at the gate”; “This tomato is ripe for picking”; and “They talked the matter over head to head.” Some common prepositions are at, by, for, from, in, into, on, to, and with.