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English definition of “with”

with

preposition
 
 
/wɪð/
TOGETHER A1 used to say that people or things are in a place together or are doing something together: Emma lives with her boyfriend. Hang your coat with the others.Acting, being or existing togetherLinking and relatingRegarding and concerning
HAVING A1 having or including something: a house with a swimming pool a woman with brown eyesIncluding and containingComprising and consisting ofHaving and owning - general words
USING A2 using something: She hit him over the head with a tennis racket.Using and misusing
HOW B1 used to describe the way someone does something: He plays with great enthusiasm. She shut the drawer with a bang.Occurring and happening
WHAT B1 used to say what fills, covers, etc something: a bucket filled with water shoes covered with mudIncluding and containingComprising and consisting of
CAUSE B2 because of something: She was trembling with fear.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
RELATING TO B2 relating to something or someone: There's something wrong with the car. The doctors are very pleased with his progress.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
POSITION used to describe the position of someone's body: She sat with her legs crossed.
be with me/you informal to understand what someone is saying: Sorry, I'm not with you - can you say that again?Understanding and comprehending
(Definition of with from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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