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Definition of us

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objective case of we

variants: or U.S.

Definition of US (Entry 2 of 2)

United States

Examples of us in a Sentence

Pronoun Does God walk among us?

History and Etymology for us


Middle English, from Old English ūs; akin to Old High German uns us, Latin nos

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“Us.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/us. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of us

used to refer to the speaker and another person or group of people as the indirect object or direct object of a verb
: people in general
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objective case of we

Kids Definition of US

United States

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