Definition of Of:

part of speech: preposition

From or out from: belonging to: out of: among: proceeding from, so in the Litany and Nicene Creed: owing to: concerning: ( B. and Pr. Bk.) sometimes- by, from, on, or over.

part of speech: preposition

From; as, to cure of a fever; rid of a nuisance; out of; as, he did it of necessity; about; concerning; as, talk of success; in; as, quick of speech; belonging to or connected with; as, the palace of the king; proceeding from; by; as, the plays of Shakespeare; showing kind, material, quality, measure, etc., as, a glass of milk; a woman of brains; a weight of ten pounds, etc.

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