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Definitions of at

  1.   a highly unstable radioactive element the heaviest of the halogen series a decay product of uranium and thorium
  2.   100 at equal 1 kip
  3.   Primarily this word expresses the relations of presence nearness in place or time or direction toward as at the ninth hour at the house to aim at a mark It is less definite than in or on at the house may be in or near the house From this original import are derived all the various uses of at
  4.   A relation of proximity to or of presence in or on something as at the door at your shop at home at school at hand at sea and on land
  5.   The relation of some state or condition as at war at peace at ease at your service at fault at liberty at risk at disadvantage
  6.   The relation of some employment or action occupied with as at engraving at husbandry at play at work at meat eating except at puns
  7.   The relation of a point or position in a series or of degree rate or value as with the thermometer at 80 goods sold at a cheap price a country estimated at 10 000 square miles life is short at the longest
  8.   The relations of time age or order as at ten o'clock at twenty one at once at first
  9.   The relations of source occasion reason consequence or effect as at the sight at this news merry at anything at this declaration at his command to demand require receive deserve endure at your hands
  10.   Relation of direction toward an object or end as look at it to point at one to aim at a mark to throw strike shoot wink mock laugh at any one
  11.   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
  12.   Denoting presence nearness or relation
  13.   Near to by in
  14.   On upon close to by near in within
  15.   To toward after by way of through
  16.   On the point of during
  17.   On the happening of in response to because of
  18.   Up to to the extent of corresponding to
  19.   In connected with dependent on in a state or condition of
  20.   Denotes in general presence or nearness but less definitely than in or on also towards with in on by near by in consequence of
  21.   Near to with towards

Quotes of at

  1. If men are wont to play with swearing anywhere can we expect they should be serious and strict therein at the bar or in the church – Isaac Barrow
  2. If at first you don't succeed try try try try try again – Michael Chang
  3. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly the rich have always objected to being governed at all – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  4. I came from dinner went downtown with my friends the elevator was down I ran down the hall toward my room at 10 at night having had two glasses of wine – Jill Clayburgh
  5. But at the same time I have trouble keeping things out of books which is why I don't write short stories because they turn into novels – Jonathan Coe
  6. I think English people were a lot better at breakdancing than they were at making records – Norman Cook
  7. I'm obviously very keen on the theater and I think it's inevitable that some of the orchestral and chamber pieces have got dramatic elements which might even suggest an unspecified dramatic plot of some kind or other even though it's not in my mind at the time – Peter Maxwell Davies
  8. At best the family teaches the finest things human beings can learn from one another generosity and love But it is also all too often where we learn nasty things like hate rage and shame – Barbara Ehrenreich
  9. Dali had a good sense of humor obviously you could tell just looking at him he was funny – Joe Grant
  10. Eloquence at its highest pitch leaves little room for reason or reflection but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections captivating the willing hearers and subduing their understanding – David Hume
  11. He shouldn't be alone at a time like this This is a special time for me to be around as much as I can He needs his family and his friends and his fans – Joseph Jackson
  12. Western civilization Christianity decency are struggling for their very lives In this worldwide civil war race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life – Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
  13. We also never undercut representatives' prices A representative will always be able to sell the discounts in our core business which are not offered at retail So it's never more advantageous to buy there – Andrea Jung
  14. I would hazard a guess that we have found fossilized human remains of at least a thousand different specimens in South and East Africa more or less complete at that I think this is where the prelude to human history was primarily played out – Richard Leakey
  15. You can scream at me call me for a shoot at midnight keep me waiting for hours as long as what ends up on the screen is perfect – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Usage examples for at

  1. But at least I can try – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  2. The man looked at him – Mr. Achilles by Jennette Lee
  3. “ I thoucht I was ower mony for her than I wonner she daur be at me again – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  4. “ I don't mean the trappin' bus'ness at all – Sube Cane by Edward Bellamy Partridge
  5. You can do nothing at all with him said he – Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series by Jacob Abbott
  6. He was at home then – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  7. Was Mr Maltravers at Knaresdean ” – Alice, or The Mysteries, Book III by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  8. The only way is to say nothing at all – Command by William McFee
  9. And now let us look at the Angelicos again – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  10. What you grinnin' at – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  11. It was Dodo and it was not Dodo at all – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  12. Where have you been at – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  13. Go go at once – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  14. “ I don't understand it at all – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  15. Look at it he said – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  16. “ Wermant is at Treport is he not – Jacqueline, Complete by (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  17. This woman is now at Braster ” – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  18. “ I wouldn't at that – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  19. That is not at first – The Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea by Laura Lee Hope
  20. Tell me at once what you mean – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward

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