them

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1them

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

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

: him or her

: those

Full Definition of THEM

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

First Known Use of THEM

bef 12th century

Rhymes with THEM

2them

adjective \ˈthem\

Definition of THEM

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

First Known Use of THEM

1594

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