a combining form meaning “god,” used in the formation of compound words: theocrat.
- Also especially before a vowel, the-.
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How to use theo- in a sentence
I want to paint what I feel,” he said to Theo, “and feel what I paint.
In letters to Theo, Vincent would preach to younger brother the virtues of life.
In a letter written to Theo in December 1883, Van Gogh expressed his reason for writing.
For those keeping score, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, it went to Antioco Carillo and Theo Small.
A 1985 episode “Theo and the Joint” of The Cosby Show featured a “found stash” in a high school textbook.‘Silicon Valley’ and the Return of Stoner Television | Rich Goldstein | April 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
"Same as last year, Cousin Robert," answered Theo cheerfully.Tristram of Blent | Anthony Hope
"Well, they're just wonderin' who's goin' to do the kickin'," said Theo.Tristram of Blent | Anthony Hope
But whether he jested or not, Theo was always inclined to listen to him with some degree of serious belief.
Theo stroked him softly, raising her eyes quite seriously to Mr. Oglethorpe's face.
Her tone was such a strange one that Theo lifted her face with a faint, startled look.
British Dictionary definitions for theo-
indicating God or gods: theology
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