\ ˈwē \

Definition of we 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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 : i entry 1 used by sovereigns used by writers to keep an impersonal character

3 : you sense 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?

variants: or Wed

Definition of We (Entry 2 of 2)

Wednesday

First Known Use of we

Pronoun, plural in construction

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for we

Pronoun, plural in construction

Middle English, from Old English ; akin to Old High German wir we, Sanskrit vayam

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Kids Definition of we

: I and at least one other

Kids Definition of We.

Wednesday

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