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during | with |

As a proper noun during

is (rare).

As a preposition with is

against.

As an adverb with is

(midwestern us) along, together with others/group etc.

As a noun with is

.

during

English

Preposition

(English prepositions)
  • For all of a given time interval.
  • * 1661 , , The Life of the most learned, reverend and pious Dr. H. Hammond
  • During the whole time of his abode in the university he generally spent thirteen hours of the day in study; by which assiduity besides an exact dispatch of the whole course of philosophy, he read over in a manner all classic authors that are extant
  • *
  • They stayed together during three dances, went out on to the terrace, explored wherever they were permitted to explore, paid two visits to the buffet, and enjoyed themselves much in the same way as if they had been school-children surreptitiously breaking loose from an assembly of grown-ups.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= Katrina G. Claw
  • , title= Rapid Evolution in Eggs and Sperm , volume=101, issue=3, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Many genes with reproductive roles also have antibacterial and immune functions, which indicate that the threat of microbial attack on the sperm or egg may be a major influence on rapid evolution during reproduction.}}
  • At any time or period within a given time interval.
  • * , chapter=4
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=I told him about everything I could think of; and what I couldn't think of he did. He asked about six questions during my yarn, but every question had a point to it. At the end he bowed and thanked me once more. As a thanker he was main-truck high; I never see anybody so polite.}}

    Verb

    (head)
  • with

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) with, from (etyl) .

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (obsolete) * (obsolete contraction) * (abbreviation) *

    Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • Against.
  • * 1621 , , The Proceedings of the English Colony in Virginia [http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_2/john_smith.html]
  • Many hatchets, knives, & pieces of iron, & brass, we see, which they reported to have from the Sasquesahanocks a mighty people, and mortal enemies with the Massawomecks.
  • In the company of; alongside, along side of; close to; near to.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=No matter how early I came down, I would find him on the veranda, smoking cigarettes, or
  • In addition to; as an accessory to.
  • .
  • * 1590 , Sir (Philip Sidney), (w, The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia) ,
  • With that she told me that though she spake of her father, whom she named Chremes, she would hide no truth from me: ...
  • * 1697 , (Virgil), (John Dryden) (translator), '', in ''The Works of Virgil ,
  • With this he pointed to his face, and show'd
    His hand and all his habit smear'd with blood.
  • * 1861 , (Alexander Pope), The Rev. George Gilfillan (editor) The Fourth Pastoral, or Daphne'', in '' The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ,
  • See where, on earth, the flowery glories lie,
    With' her they flourish'd, and ' with her they die.
  • * 1994 , (Stephen Fry), (The Hippopotamus) Chapter 2
  • With a bolt of fright he remembered that there was no bathroom in the Hobhouse Room. He leapt along the corridor in a panic, stopping by the long-case clock at the end where he flattened himself against the wall.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-21, author=(Oliver Burkeman)
  • , volume=189, issue=2, page=48, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= The tao of tech , passage=The dirty secret of the internet is that all this distraction and interruption is immensely profitable. Web companies like to boast about […], or offering services that let you "stay up to date with what your friends are doing",
  • In support of.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-29, volume=407, issue=8842, page=72-3, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= A punch in the gut , passage=Mostly, the microbiome is beneficial. It helps with digestion and enables people to extract a lot more calories from their food than would otherwise be possible. Research over the past few years, however, has implicated it in diseases from atherosclerosis to asthma to autism.}}
  • (obsolete) To denote the accomplishment of cause, means, instrument, etc; – sometimes equivalent to by.
  • * 1300s? , Political, Religious and Love Poems , “An A B C Poem on the Passion of Christ”, ed. (Frederick James Furnivall), 1866
  • Al þus with iewys I am dyth, I seme a wyrm to manus syth.
  • * , 266
  • Ysiphile, betrayed with Jasoun, / Maketh of your trouthe neyther boost ne soun;
  • * , V-ii
  • He was torn to / pieces with a bear:
  • * 1669 , (Nathaniel Morton), New England’s Memorial
  • He was sick and lame of the scurvy, so as he could but lie in the cabin-door, and give direction, and, it should seem, was badly assisted either with mate or mariners
  • Using as an instrument; by means of.
  • * 1430? , “The Love of Jesus” in Hymns to the Virgin and Christ , ed. (Frederick James Furnivall), 1867, p.26
  • Þirle my soule with þi spere anoon,
  • * 1619 , (Francis Beaumont) and (John Fletcher), A King and no King , Act IV
  • you have paid me equal, Heavens, / And sent my own rod to correct me with
  • * 1620 , (William Bradford). Of Plymouth Plantation [http://narcissus.umd.edu:8080/eada/html/display.jsp?docs=bradford_history.xml&action=show]
  • They had cut of his head upon the cudy of his boat had not the man reskued him with a sword,
  • * 1677 , (w), The plain-dealer , Prologue
  • And keep each other company in spite, / As rivals in your common mistress, fame, / And with faint praises one another damn;
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Stephen P. Lownie], [http://www.americanscientist.org/authors/detail/david-m-pelz David M. Pelz
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= Stents to Prevent Stroke , passage=As we age, the major arteries of our bodies frequently become thickened with plaque, a fatty material with an oatmeal-like consistency that builds up along the inner lining of blood vessels.}}
  • (obsolete) As nourishment, more recently replaced by on.
  • * , IV-iii
  • I am fain to dine and sup with water and bran.
  • Having, owning.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Stephen P. Lownie], [http://www.americanscientist.org/authors/detail/david-m-pelz David M. Pelz
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= Stents to Prevent Stroke , passage=As we age, the major arteries of our bodies frequently become thickened with plaque, a fatty material with an oatmeal-like consistency that builds up along the inner lining of blood vessels.}}
    Derived terms
    * withness * with it
    Synonyms
    * * (medicine)
    Antonyms
    * without

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (Midwestern US) along, together with others/group etc.
  • Do you want to come with?

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • * King James Bible
  • And Samson said unto her, If they bind me with seven green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak, and be as another man.

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