me

pronoun \ ˈmē \

Definition of me

  • objective case of i

me or i?

Me is used in many constructions where strict grammarians prescribe I. This usage is not so much ungrammatical as indicative of the shrinking range of the nominative form: me began to replace I sometime around the 16th century largely because of the pressure of word order. I is now chiefly used as the subject of an immediately following verb. Me occurs in every other position: absolutely
    • who, me?
, emphatically
    • me too
, and after prepositions, conjunctions, and verbs, including be.
    • come with me
    • you're as big as me
    • it's me
Almost all usage books recognize the legitimacy of me in these positions, especially in speech; some recommend I in formal and especially written contexts after be and after as and than when the first term of the comparison is the subject of a verb.


Origin and Etymology of me

Middle English, from Old English ; akin to Old High German mīh me, Latin me, Greek me, Sanskrit


Me

abbreviation

Definition of Me

methyl

Other Chemical Engineering Terms


ME

abbreviation

Definition of ME

1 or Me Maine
2 managing editor
3 mechanical engineer
4 medical examiner

ME Defined for Kids

me

pronoun \ ˈmē \

Definition of me for Students

  • objective case of i

Me., ME

abbreviation

Definition of Me. for Students

Maine

Medical Dictionary

Me

abbreviation

medical Definition of Me

methyl

ME

abbreviation

medical Definition of ME

1 medical examiner
2 myalgic encephalomyelitis


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