Definition of at:

part of speech: preposition

Near to; by; in.

part of speech: preposition

Denoting presence, nearness, or relation.

part of speech: preposition

Simple presence or position in, on, near by, or the like; as, at the center; position, state, condition, etc.; as, at dinner; at work, etc.; as, at the beginning.

Usage examples for at:

  • No, sir- at least, yes, sir. "Jane Oglander", Marie Belloc Lowndes.
  • " You didn't at first. "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  • Edwin looked at Tom. "The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories", Charles Weathers Bump.
  • I promised father I'd be home at noon. "Marjorie Dean High School Freshman", Pauline Lester.

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