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1. after prep.

469 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) After (in space); of position: at the rear of, behind; of motion: coming behind, following, in pursuit of; (b) in the direction of, towards.

2. alō̆ng, alō̆nges(t adv. & prep.

Additional spellings: alonges, alongest
42 quotations in 2 senses
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Of position or direction: (a) along the length of, at or to full length; alongside, along; lengthwise; (b) drauen along, draw out, extend (sth.); spreden along, spread out.

3. amid(de, amiddes adv. & prep.

Additional spellings: amidde, amiddes
95 quotations in 7 senses
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Of an area: (a) adv. in or near the center, in the center, in the middle; amid of (sth.); even amid, right in or through the middle; (b) prep. in or near the center of (sth.).

4. among(es prep.

Additional spellings: amonges
133 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Amid or among (people, persons of a certain class or country, etc.); in the presence of; among hem selve (our selve), among themselves (ourselves); (b) in or among (a crowd, a group, a people…

5. anent(es prep.

Additional spellings: anentes
108 quotations in 7 senses
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Of location or movement: (a) next to (sth.), close to, up to; near, adjoining; (b) across from (sth.), over against, facing; (c) toward.

6. an-inne(n adv. & prep.

Additional spellings: aninne, an-innen, aninnen
2 quotations in 1 sense
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In, within.

7. an-uppe(n adv. & prep.

Additional spellings: anuppe, an-uppen, anuppen
8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Upon, on, onto; (b) above; (c) over.

8. at prep.

585 quotations in 19 senses
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Of location or position: (a) at or in (a certain location, position, or place); also, next to, near; at the dore; at the kicchen, in; at cragges, off of; at the galwes, on; (b) at hom, in one's…

9. at-fōre(n prep. & adv.

Additional spellings: atfore, at-foren, atforen
22 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) In front of; (b) in or into the presence of (sb.); at-fore isihðe, in (someone's) sight or presence; (c) in the sight or judgment of (God).

10. a-þat conj. & prep.

Additional spellings: aþat
16 quotations in 1 sense
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Until; -- (a) as conj.; (b) as prep.

11. awiðer adv. & prep.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Toward, against.

12. bafte(n adv. & prep.

Additional spellings: baften
21 quotations in 2 senses
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Of location of position: (a) in the rear, behind; also, (speak) behind (one's) back; (b) on the back side, at the back; smiten in bafte, strike in the rear; (c) in the stern (of a ship), aft.

13. bī-aften adv. & prep.

Additional spellings: biaften
8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Of location: behind, in back, back; also, from behind [Lay. 26686]; out of sight [Lamb.Hom.]; (b) of time: ago.

14. bifōre(n prep.

Additional spellings: before, biforen, beforen
148 quotations in 8 senses
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Of position or location: (a) in front of; ahead of, at the head of; (b) along (the coast); (c) in advance of.

15. binne adv. & prep.

33 quotations in 3 senses
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Of location: inside, within, in; into; binne and bouten, forth, inside and outside; binne borde, on board.

16. bisǒuthe adv. & prep.

Additional spellings: besouthe
6 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) In or to the south; (b) south of, to the south of.

17. bituhhe(n prep.

Additional spellings: bituhhen
11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Of location: between; among; bituhhe armes, in the arms (of God); (b) of association, affection: between (persons); (c) of mediation or judging: between; (d) of states: in between.

18. bitwẹ̄ne prep.

Additional spellings: betwene
111 quotations in 10 senses
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Of location or position in space: (a) between (two objects, localities, points); in among (several things); (b) in between (two surrounding objects); bitwene armes, hondes, in (one's) arms, hands.

19. bitwix(e prep.

Additional spellings: bitwixe
106 quotations in 11 senses
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Of location or position in space: (a) between (two objects, localities, points); in among (several things); (b) in between (surrounding objects); bitwix armes, hondes, in (one's) arms, hands; in..bitw

20. biyō̆nd(e prep.

Additional spellings: beyond, biyonde, beyonde
53 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Of position: on the farther side of (sth.); beyond; across (a river); (b) in names; (c) of motion or direction: to the farther side of or past (sth.); farther than.

21. bǒute(n adv. & prep.

Additional spellings: bouten
42 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Outside of; binnen burgh and boute, within and without the town; (b) outside, outwardly.

22. bǒve(n prep.

Additional spellings: boven
36 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Above, over, higher than; bove and binethen; (b) upon, on top of, on the surface of; bove erthe, on the ground; bove and under, upon and under; (c) fig. watching over, caring for; superior to…

23. but conj. (also as quasi adj., adv., and prep.)

396 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) With noun: except, apart from, other than; non but, what is..but, who but; (b) with acc., dat., gen.: except, except for, except to, etc.; alon(e but, alone except for; laste but on, next to the…

24. for prep.

587 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) Because of, on account of; for fin ned, from sheer necessity; (b) with respect to an emotion: because of, through, for; for dred, because of fear; for wop, for weeping; etc.; (c) by reason of, in…

25. forǒute(n prep.

Additional spellings: forouten
7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Without, lacking; foroute drede, without doubt, doubtless; (b) except, but for.

26. from prep.

357 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) Of movement or direction (often with indication of the goal): away from, from; fro(m..to (til); (b) fro dore to dore, fro land to land, etc.

27. frōward prep.

25 quotations in 3 senses
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With verbs of movement or direction: away from (something or someone), out of (a place); from the direction of, from.

28. ihẹ̄nde adv. & prep.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) As adv.: near, close by; comen ihende, to approach; (b) as prep.: near to (sb. or sth.), near.

29. in prep.

1422 quotations in 30 senses
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(a) Inside (a solid object); immersed, or partly immersed, in (a fluid substance); enclosed in (fire, the air, etc.); (b) into (a solid, liquid, etc.); (c) in or into the surface of (sth.), pierced or…

30. in mid(de prep.

Additional spellings: in midde
8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Within (sth., a space), in, in the midst of; (b) into (a condition or situation); (c) at (a point), right at; (d) in mid of, in the midst of (people, a country).

31. inne prep.

88 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Inside (an area, a place, person, etc.), within; surrounded by (air); (b) into (a place, space, body); (c) in or into (clothing, shoes, etc.); (d) in or into (a situation or condition); (e) among…

32. innen prep.

14 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Within (a certain space), inside; at (a certain point); (b) within (a certain period of time), during; (c) into (an enclosed space); innen to, into.

33. in-tọ̄̆ prep.

Additional spellings: into
468 quotations in 23 senses
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To the inside of (sth.) so as to be surrounded by or immersed in it; into (a solid object, liquid, fire, air, etc.).

34. mid prep.(1)

457 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) Of persons, God, animals, abstractions: in the company of (sb.), together with; beside (sb.); ben mid, to be with (sb.), dwell with; also, cohabit with (a wife); wonen mid, dwell with (sb.), abide…

35. neigh prep.

99 quotations in 4 senses
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In space or physical position: close to, near to; (a) with verbs of motion or action; neigh aleien, to lay (sth.) near (sth.); dighten neigh, prepare (sth.) near (sb.); entren neigh, approach (walls)…

36. next(e prep.

Additional spellings: nexte
60 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Nearest or closest to (sb., sth., a place); beside, adjacent to; immediately above, beneath, or behind (sth.); also in proverbs and sayings; next here hond, nearest to (them); (b) nearest to…

37. of prep.

1935 quotations in 32 senses
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(a) With verbs expressing motion or implied motion: out of (a place, path, etc.); from (a point of departure); out of; of cours, of a river: out of its normal channel; of lond, abroad, out of the…

38. on prep.

1558 quotations in 29 senses
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(a) Above and touching (sth.), on top of, on; placed on (some support, a bench, bed, the back, etc.), resting on, seated on; on a foundation of (sth.); lying on (a woman); wound on wound, one wound on…

39. onfō̆ran prep.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Before (a time or season).

40. onǒven prep.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) On top of (one's clothing); over (sb.); (b) comen onoven, to come upon (sb.), overcome (sb.); (c) in addition to (sth.), above and beyond; (d) in surname.

41. onǒveward prep.

17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) At or on the top of (sth.), in the upper part of, on high upon; (b) down on top of (sb. or sth.); (c) over (someone's clothing); (d) over or across (the sea).

42. onyẹ̄n prep.

21 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Towards (sb.), to meet (sb.); (b) in front of (sb.), before, facing; (c) against (sb. or sth.), contrary to, in opposition to; (d) in anticipation of (sb. or sth.), in preparation for; (e) in…

43. oth prep. & conj.

12 quotations in 2 senses
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Until (a time, day, a day); oth world ende, oth ende world, oth world endinge, until the end of the world; oth lives ende, until the end of (one's) life, throughout (one's) life.

44. oth-that conj. & prep.

Additional spellings: oththat
14 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Up to the time that, until; (b) as prep.: up to (a time, an event), until; oth-that over, until after.

45. ǒuten prep.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Besides, except; (b) without; outen leth, without ceasing; (c) outside; (d) outen of, out of (remembrance).

46. ǒven adv. & prep.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Above, on top; oven o, on top of (one's shirt), outside of; (b) as prep.: on the top of (sth.); (c) in place name [see Smith PNElem. 2.224].

47. ǒvenon prep.

13 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) On top of (sth.), located on, upon; (b) down on top of (a part of the body), upon; (c) comen ovenon, of danger: to come upon (sb.), threaten; yede ovenon, of fire: swept over (sb.); of old age…

48. ō̆ver prep.

501 quotations in 16 senses
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(a) Directly above without touching (sb. or sth.), vertically up from; over the fir, over the fire; honde over hed, recklessly; (b) lying on or above (sb. or sth.), resting upon, covering; (c) ben

49. sitthe prep.

31 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Continuously from (a specified time, event, etc.), ever since; from (a specified time, event, etc.) to now; also, from (a certain time until some later event); (b) at some time since (a specified…

50. sitthen prep.

17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Continually from (a specified time or event), ever since; (b) at any time since (a specified time or event), at some time since, subsequent to; during the period after (a specified time or event)…

51. swich prep.

10 quotations in 1 sense
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Like, as; in comb.: swich to, like unto, as.

52. thurgh prep.

470 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Freq. in phrases with verbs of cutting, stabbing, piercing, etc.: in at one side or surface and out at another side or surface of (a solid object or substance, a body, bodily part, etc.), right…

53. thurgh-ǒut(e prep.

Additional spellings: thurghout, thurgh-oute, thurghoute
128 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Freq. in phrases with verbs of cutting, stabbing, piercing, etc.: in at one side or surface and out at another side or surface of (a solid object, a substance, a body, bodily part, etc.), right…

54. til prep.

372 quotations in 16 senses
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In phrases with verbs of motion expressed or implied; —freq. used postpositively: (a) onward to and into (a place, country, heaven, hell, etc.); also, in comb. with adv.: up til; til honde, into…

55. tọ̄̆ prep.

2479 quotations in 47 senses
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In phrases with verbs of motion expressed or implied: (a) onward to and into (a place, structure, the body or a part of the body, etc.); also with adv. or clause as obj. [quots. c1275 (2nd) & ?c1425]…

56. tọ̄̆fōre(n prep.

Additional spellings: toforen
136 quotations in 7 senses
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With ref. to position or location: (a) in front of (sb. or sth.), at the front part of, facing toward;—also with clause as object [quot. 1451]; (b) at a location closer to the observer than (sth.)…

57. tọ̄̆middes prep.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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In the middle of (a group of people), in the midst of.

58. tọ̄̆-up prep.

Additional spellings: toup
4 quotations in 1 sense
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In preference to (sth.), surpassing, above; also, in addition to (sth.), above and beyond [1st quot.].

59. tọ̄̆ward prep.

208 quotations in 9 senses
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In the direction of (sb. or sth.): (a) with verbs and verb phrases of motion and a place, structure, etc. as obj.; also in fig. context; also with modal and ellipsis of inf. of motion [quot. 1440]…

60. tọ̄̆wardes prep.

52 quotations in 8 senses
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In the direction of (sb., a place, etc.);—used with verbs and verb phrases of motion.

61. tọ̄̆yēn prep.

14 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) In a hostile motion toward (sb. or sth.), against; (b) in defense against (sb., a hostile force, etc.); (c) in moral opposition to (sb., someone's will, etc.).

62. tọ̄̆yẹ̄nes prep.

64 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) In a hostile motion toward (sb.), against; also in fig. context; (b) in defense against (sb.); also fig.; (c) in moral opposition to (sb., a law, etc.); against (someone's will, a temptation…

63. twẹ̄n(e prep.

Additional spellings: twene
28 quotations in 5 senses
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With ref. to location or position in space: between (two objects, localities, groups of people).

64. umbe prep.

39 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) With ref. to location or position: around (sth.), about; surrounding (sb. or sth.), encircling; waiten umbe, to look around (oneself) (b) with ref. to time: about (a time, period of time), at…

65. under prep.

510 quotations in 21 senses
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With ref. primarily to physical orientation on a vertical axis (a) directly beneath (sth.), some distance below, underneath; also, beneath and in contact with (sth.), supporting; with (sth. or sb.)…

66. undernēthe(n prep.

Additional spellings: undernethen
42 quotations in 7 senses
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With ref. to physical orientation on a vertical axis: (a) directly beneath (sth.), underneath; also, beneath and supporting (sb.), with (sb.) atop (b) below and adjacent to (a vertical structure);…

67. up prep.

225 quotations in 23 senses
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(a) Above and touching (sth.); seated on (sth.); also, supported by (sth.); also, based on (reason) [quot. c1450] (b) riding on (a horse, an animal’s back); also, sitting upon (a bench); (c) onto…

68. upon prep.

717 quotations in 32 senses
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(a) Above and touching (sth.); seated upon (sth.); supported by (sth.); also used, in fig. context, with a person as obj. [quot. a1225(c1200)] (b) based on (truth, authority, etc.); grounden upon;…

69. westrightes prep.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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West of (sb.), due west of.

70. with prep.

1153 quotations in 39 senses
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Directly opposite to (sth.) in space or location, facing over against; face with face, mouth with mouth, neb with neb, face to face; fighten honde with honde, to fight hand to hand, fight in close…

71. within(ne prep.

Additional spellings: withinne
217 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) Wholly contained in (the human body, flesh), enclosed within (an organ, a bodily member, etc.); in and filling (veins, internal regions of the body, etc.); also, incorporated in (the body)…

72. withnēthen prep.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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Beneath (sth.).

73. withǒuten prep.

503 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) Not enclosed or fully contained in (a part of the body, a container); also, not immersed in (water); above (ground) (b) outside (an enclosed or a defined space), in the area beyond (an enclosing…

74. yẹ̄n prep.

33 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Next to (a land), bordering; also, placed against (sth.), in contact with; (b) on or along (a riverbank).

75. yon prep.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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Through all parts of (one’s land, the earth, etc.), throughout; also, over the surface of (the sea), on, across.

76. yond prep.

24 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) In every part or region of (a town, land, the world, etc.), throughout the extent of, everywhere in; throughout (a population); also, within (a country), in; (b) among (ships).