thee

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pronoun thē\

Definition of thee

  1. archaic objective case of thou

  1. 1a —used especially in ecclesiastical or literary language and by Friends especially among themselves in contexts where the objective case form would be expectedb —used by Friends especially among themselves in contexts where the subjective case form would be expected

  2. 2 :  thyself

First Known Use of thee

before 12th century


THEE Defined for English Language Learners

thee

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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

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pronoun thē\

Definition of thee for Students

  1. objective case of thou

  1. “my country, 'tis of thee



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