Word:

Preposition

Prep`o`si´tion
n.1.
1.(Gram.) A word employed to connect a noun or a pronoun, in an adjectival or adverbial sense, with some other word; a particle used with a noun or pronoun (in English always in the objective case) to make a phrase limiting some other word; - so called because usually placed before the word with which it is phrased; as, a bridge of iron; he comes from town; it is good for food; he escaped by running.
2.A proposition; an exposition; a discourse.
He made a long preposition and oration.
- Fabyan.
Noun1.preposition - a function word that combines with a noun or pronoun or noun phrase to form a prepositional phrase that can have an adverbial or adjectival relation to some other word
2.preposition - (linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached)
adjectival, adjective, adverb, adverbial, adversative conjunction, attributive, conjunction, conjunctive adverb, coordinating conjunction, copulative, copulative conjunction, correlative conjunction, disjunctive, disjunctive conjunction, exclamatory noun, form class, form word, function class, gerundive, interjection, part of speech, participle, particle, past participle, perfect participle, present participle, subordinating conjunction, verbal adjective
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prepend
Prepenial
Prepense
Prepensely
PREPnet
Prepollence
Prepollent
Preponder
Preponderance
Preponderant
preponderantly
Preponderate
preponderating
Preponderatingly
Preponderation
Prepose
-- Preposition --
Prepositional
prepositional object
prepositional phrase
prepositionally
Prepositive
Prepositor
Prepositure
Prepossess
Prepossessing
Prepossession
Prepossessor
Preposterous
preposterously
Prepostor
Prepotency
Prepotent
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