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them

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pronoun \(th)əm, ˈthem, after p, b, v, f, also əm\

Simple Definition of them

  • —used to refer to certain people, animals, or things as the objects of a verb or preposition

  • : him or her

  • : those

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of them

  1. objective case of they

  1. 1 :  they 1 —used as object of a verb or preposition <took them back> <gave it to them>

  2. 2 :  those —used especially as antecedent to a relative pronoun <the best of them that speak this speech — Shakespeare> —used as the subject of a verb chiefly in nonstandard speech and for humorous effect <them is fighting words>

Bef 12th Century

First Known Use of them

bef 12th century

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them

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adjective them\

Definition of them

nonstandard

  1. :  those —used chiefly in nonstandard speech and for humorous effect



1594

First Known Use of them

1594



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them

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pronoun \thəm, ˈthem\

Definition of them for Students

  1. objective case of they




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