English definition of “and”
strong /ænd/ weak /ənd/, /ən/ conjunction
JOIN › used to join two words or two parts of a sentence: tea and coffee We were tired and hungry. Tim lives in Brighton and Anne in Oxford.
AFTER › used to say that one thing happens after another thing: I got dressed and had my breakfast.
SO › so: The car wouldn't start and I had to get a taxi.
AFTER VERB mainly UK › used instead of 'to' after some verbs, such as 'try' and 'go': Try and eat something.
NUMBERS › used when saying or adding numbers: It cost a hundred and twenty pounds.UK Two and three equals five.
EMPHASIZE › used between two words that are the same to make their meaning stronger: The sound grew louder and louder.