for

for
for
for1 [fôr, fʉr]
prep.
[ME < OE, akin to Ger für & Du ver- < IE base * per- > L per-, pro-, prae-, Gr pro, Sans pári]
1. in place of; instead of [to use blankets for coats]
2. as the representative of; in the interest of [acting for another]
3. in defense of; in favor of [fight for our cause; vote for the levy]
4. in honor of [to give a banquet for someone]
5. with the aim or for the purpose of [to carry a gun for protection]
6. for the purpose of going to [he left for home]
7. in order to be, become, get, have, keep, etc. [to walk for exercise, to fight for one's life]
8. in search of [to look for a lost article]
9. meant to be received by (a specified person or thing), or to be used in (a specified way) [flowers for Mother, money for paying bills]
10. suitable to; appropriate to [a room for sleeping]
11. with regard to; as regards; concerning [a need for improvement, an ear for music, a desire for power]
12. as being [I know it for a fact]
13. considering the general nature of [cool for July, clever for a child]
14. because of; as a result of [to cry for pain]
15. in proportion to; corresponding to [two dollars spent for every dollar earned]
16. to the amount of; equal to [a bill for $50 ]: when preceded and followed by the same noun, for indicates equality between things being compared or contrasted (dollar for dollar)
17.
a) at the price or by the payment of [sold for $20,000]
b) in exchange with respect to [our thanks for your help]
18. to the length, duration, or extent of; throughout; through [to walk for an hour]
19. at (a specified time) [an appointment for two o'clock]
20. Obs. before
conj.
because; seeing that; since: more formal than because and used to introduce evidence or explanation for an immediately preceding statement [comfort him, for he is sad]
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for all
in spite of; notwithstanding [stupid for all their learning]
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O! for
I wish that I had
for2
abbrev.
1. foreign
2. forestry

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • For — For, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f[ u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f[ o]r, Dan. for, adv. f[ o]r, Goth. fa[ u]r, fa[ u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra . [root] 202. Cf. {Fore}, {First},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • For — For, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f[ u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f[ o]r, Dan. for, adv. f[ o]r, Goth. fa[ u]r, fa[ u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra . [root] 202. Cf. {Fore}, {First},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • For by — For For, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f[ u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f[ o]r, Dan. for, adv. f[ o]r, Goth. fa[ u]r, fa[ u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra . [root] 202. Cf. {Fore}, {First},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • For me — For For, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f[ u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f[ o]r, Dan. for, adv. f[ o]r, Goth. fa[ u]r, fa[ u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra . [root] 202. Cf. {Fore}, {First},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • For to — For For, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f[ u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f[ o]r, Dan. for, adv. f[ o]r, Goth. fa[ u]r, fa[ u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra . [root] 202. Cf. {Fore}, {First},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • For — For, conj. 1. Because; by reason that; for that; indicating, in Old English, the reason of anything. [1913 Webster] And for of long that way had walk[ e]d none, The vault was hid with plants and bushes hoar. Fairfax. [1913 Webster] And Heaven… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • For — may refer to:in English language parts of speech *for, a preposition *for, a complementizer *for, a coordinatorin other uses *for loop, programming language statement *FoR, Fellowship of Reconciliation *For, Fornax constellationee also*Four …   Wikipedia

  • For- — [AS. for ; akin to D. & G. ver , OHG. fir , Icel. for , Goth. fra , cf. Skr. par[=a] away, Gr. ? beside, and E. far, adj. Cf. {Fret} to rub.] A prefix to verbs, having usually the force of a negative or privative. It often implies also loss,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • FOR — may refer to* Fellowship of Reconciliation * Field of Research , a research classification scheme defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics * International Air Transport Association airport code for Pinto Martins International Airport ndash; …   Wikipedia

  • For — For, n. One who takes, or that which is said on, the affrimative side; that which is said in favor of some one or something; the antithesis of against, and commonly used in connection with it. [1913 Webster] {The fors and against}. those in favor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • FOR-A — Infobox Company company name = FOR A Global company company type = Private foundation = Oct 21st, 1971 location = Tokyo, Japan key people = Keizo Kiyohara, President and Founder num employees = 200 (500 total within FOR A Group) industry = Video… …   Wikipedia


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