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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 eyes Including 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 mud Including 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 preposition from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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