thee

pronoun \ ˈt͟hē \

Definition of thee

  • archaic objective case of thou
1 a used especially in ecclesiastical or literary language and by Friends especially among themselves in contexts where the objective case form would be expected
b used by Friends especially among themselves in contexts where the subjective case form would be expected
2 : thyself

First Known Use of thee

before 12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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THEE Defined for English Language Learners

thee

Definition of thee for English Language Learners

  • —used as a singular form of “you” when it is the object of a verb or preposition.


THEE Defined for Kids

thee

pronoun \ ˈt͟hē \

Definition of thee for Students

  • objective case of thou
  • “my country, ʼtis of thee


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