Definition of we
1 : I and the rest of a group that includes me : you and I : you and I and another or others : I and another or others not including you —used as pronoun of the first person plural We live here. We would like to order now. We had a party at school. — compare i, our, ours, us
2 : 1i —used by sovereigns —used by writers to keep an impersonal character
3 : you 1 —used coaxingly We don't want to wake our guests, do we?, encouragingly We are looking much better this morning., or in sarcasm A little snippy, are we?
Origin and Etymology of we
Middle English, from Old English wē; akin to Old High German wir we, Sanskrit vayam
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of We
WE Defined for Kids
Definition of we for Students
: I and at least one other
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