[fɔː;fə] or [fɚ]


(prep.) In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

(prep.) Indicating the antecedent cause or occasion of an action; the motive or inducement accompanying and prompting to an act or state; the reason of anything; that on account of which a thing is or is done.

(prep.) Indicating the remoter and indirect object of an act; the end or final cause with reference to which anything is, acts, serves, or is done.

(prep.) Indicating that in favor of which, or in promoting which, anything is, or is done; hence, in behalf of; in favor of; on the side of; -- opposed to against.

(prep.) Indicating that toward which the action of anything is directed, or the point toward which motion is made; /ntending to go to.

(prep.) Indicating that on place of or instead of which anything acts or serves, or that to which a substitute, an equivalent, a compensation, or the like, is offered or made; instead of, or place of.

(prep.) Indicating that in the character of or as being which anything is regarded or treated; to be, or as being.

(prep.) Indicating that instead of which something else controls in the performing of an action, or that in spite of which anything is done, occurs, or is; hence, equivalent to notwithstanding, in spite of; -- generally followed by all, aught, anything, etc.

(prep.) Indicating the space or time through which an action or state extends; hence, during; in or through the space or time of.

(prep.) Indicating that in prevention of which, or through fear of which, anything is done.

(conj.) Because; by reason that; for that; indicating, in Old English, the reason of anything.

(conj.) Since; because; introducing a reason of something before advanced, a cause, motive, explanation, justification, or the like, of an action related or a statement made. It is logically nearly equivalent to since, or because, but connects less closely, and is sometimes used as a very general introduction to something suggested by what has gone before.

(n.) One who takes, or that which is said on, the affrimative side; that which is said in favor of some one or something; -- the antithesis of against, and commonly used in connection with it.

Typed by Camilla

Synonyms and Synonymous

prep. [1]. Because of, by reason of.[2]. On account of, for the sake of.[3]. In the place of, instead of.[4]. Concerning, with respect to, with regard to.[5]. Toward, towards.[6]. Conducive to, beneficial to.[7]. Against, in opposition to, as antidote to.[8]. During, during the term of.[9]. According to, in spite of, as far as.[10]. In favor of, on the side of.[11]. In quest of, with a view to.[12]. As being.

conj. Because, since, on this account that.

Typist: Vilma


conj. the word by which a reason is introduced: because: on the account that.—For because and For that=because; For why=why.

prep. in the place of: for the sake of: on account of: in the direction of: with respect to by reason of: appropriate or adapted to or in reference to: beneficial to: in quest of: notwithstanding in spite of: in recompense of: during.—For all (N.T.) notwithstanding; For it to be done for the case usually preceded by a negative; For to (B.) in order to.—As for as far as concerns.

Checker: Max


Checker: Max


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