Definitions of We

  1.   Of or pertaining to us belonging to us as our country our rights our troops our endeavors See I
  2.   The plural nominative case of the pronoun of the first person the word with which a person in speaking or writing denotes a number or company of which he is one as the subject of an action expressed by a verb
  3.   Nominative plural of the pronoun of the first person
  4.   Of I I and another or others I and he or she or I and they We is sometimes like they vaguely used for society people in general the world etc but when the speaker or writer uses we he identifies himself more or less directly with the statement when he uses they he implies no such identification Both pronouns thus used may be translated by the French on and the German man as we or they say on dit man sagt 'They say so ' 'And who are they Everybody nobody They They is a regular scandal monger an unknown unacknowledged unseen unanswered unauthorized creation quoted on all occasions ' Mrs S C Hall We is requently used by individuals as editors authors and the like when alluding to themselves in order to avoid the appearance of egotism which it is assumed would result from the frequent use of the pronoun I though it is an open question whether or not we is any less egotistic than I in authorship The plural style is also used by kings and other potentates and is said to have been first used in his edicts by King John of England according to others by Richard I The French and German sovereigns followed the example about the beginning of the thirteenth century
  5.   Of I
  6.   Plural of I
  7.   Of I denoting the person speaking and another or others with him men in general everybody
  8.   The first pers
  9.   Of I a word denoting the person speaking along with one or more Note We is employed by sovereigns in addresing their subjects and by authors editors and the like with the view of avoiding the appearance of egotism in the use of I

Quotes of We

  1. Remember one thing about democracy We can have anything we want and at the same time we always end up with exactly what we deserve – Edward Albee
  2. I'm from Chicago my family started a chain of movie theaters in Chicago that were around for 70 years and then one of them became the head of Paramount and the other was the head of production at MGM and we all came out of Chicago – Bob Balaban
  3. Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly stupid or intelligent We love because we love – Honore de Balzac
  4. Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it too then it is only as those chosen with them as guests in their house that we are new wood grafted onto their tree – Karl Barth
  5. We all live in a televised goldfish bowl – Kingman Brewster, Jr.
  6. We must remember that Satan has his miracles too – John Calvin
  7. One way or another we all have to find what best fosters the flowering of our humanity in this contemporary life and dedicate ourselves to that – Joseph Campbell
  8. No matter what you think about the Iraq war there is one thing we can all agree on for the next days we have to salute the courage and bravery of those who are risking their lives to vote and those brave Iraqi and American soldiers fighting to protect their right to vote – Hillary Clinton
  9. I think one of the best words in the English language is compassion I think it holds everything It holds love it holds care and if everybody just did something We all make a difference – Michael Crawford
  10. Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing religion will always be sacrificed – Epictetus
  11. Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society and we can't get out of it if we would – Thomas Hardy
  12. I don't care I feel like if we don't make a trade we have to get it done with what we've got – Allen Iverson
  13. We have to think about the future and what it is we want to accomplish from this party – Eddie Bernice Johnson
  14. It's good to have a leader otherwise we argue too much – Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
  15. Whether we fall by ambition blood or lust like diamonds we are cut with our own dust – John Webster

Usage examples for We

  1. How could we tell it if we saw it – Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  2. Shall we go to Blackfern's now – Jacqueline, v1 by Th. Bentzon (Mme. Blanc)
  3. “ Paul what are we going to do – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  4. Come we must go back Erik ” – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  5. Well why don't we know anything about that – Time and Time Again by Henry Beam Piper
  6. We shall want him – Loyalties (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  7. Very well we will go – Rollo in Paris by Jacob Abbott
  8. Shall we He won't – Lonesome Land by B. M. Bower
  9. How can we tell that – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  10. Oh that we could – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat
  11. We mean to come in – In the Rocky Mountains by W. H. G. Kingston
  12. We do not see them – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  13. We have answered Tom ” – Tom Swift and his Undersea Search or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic by Victor Appleton
  14. “ No we have no right – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  15. But where do we go – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  16. And if we do let him have it Geraldine ” – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  17. “ Is there anything we can do to help – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew
  18. We must do what we think is right – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  19. We will see said he when we get home what we can do to it – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  20. But how can we help it – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell

Rhymes for We