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is

Definition of is

  • present tense third-person singular of be
  • dialectal present tense first-person and third-person singular of be
  • dialectal present tense plural of be

Origin and Etymology of is

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German ist is (from sīn to be), Latin est (from esse to be), Greek esti (from einai to be)


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is

abbreviation

Definition of is

island; isle

IS

abbreviation

Definition of IS

information system

is-

combining form
variants: or iso-

Definition of is-

1 :equal :homogeneous :uniform
  • isentropic
2 :isomeric
  • isocyanate
3 :for or from different individuals of the same species
  • isoagglutinin

Origin and Etymology of is-

Late Latin, from Greek, from isos equal


IS Defined for Kids

is

Definition of is for Students

  • present tense third person singular of be


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