pron., a.,1.As a demonstrative pronoun (pl. Those), that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers; as, that which he has said is true; those in the basket are good apples.
The early fame of Gratian was equal to that of the most celebrated princes.
- Gibbon.
That be far from thee, to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked.
- Gen. xviii. 25.
And when Moses heard that, he was content.
- Lev. x. 20.
I will know your business, Harry, that I will.
- Shak.
Two principles in human nature reign;
Self-love, to urge, and Reason, to restrain;
Nor this a good, nor that a bad we call.
- Pope.
If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this or that.
- James iv. 16.
2.As an adjective, that has the same demonstrative force as the pronoun, but is followed by a noun.
It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment, than for that city.
- Matt. x. 15.
The woman was made whole from that hour.
- Matt. ix. 22.
Upon a day out riden knightes two . . .
That one of them came home, that other not.
- Chaucer.
3.As a relative pronoun, that is equivalent to who or which, serving to point out, and make definite, a person or thing spoken of, or alluded to, before, and may be either singular or plural.
He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame.
- Prov. ix. 7.
A judgment that is equal and impartial must incline to the greater probabilities.
- Bp. Wilkins.
We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen.
- John iii. 11.
That I have done it is thyself to wite [blame].
- Chaucer.
The ship that somebody was sailing in.
- Sir W. Scott.
I saw to-day a corpse yborn to church
That now on Monday last I saw him wirche [work].
- Chaucer.
That that dieth, let it die; and that that is to cut off, let it be cut off.
- Zech. xi. 9.
4.As a conjunction, that retains much of its force as a demonstrative pronoun.
5.To introduce a clause employed as the object of the preceding verb, or as the subject or predicate nominative of a verb.
She tells them 't is a causeless fantasy,
And childish error, that they are afraid.
- Shak.
I have shewed before, that a mere possibility to the contrary, can by no means hinder a thing from being highly credible.
- Bp. Wilkins.
5.As adverb: To such a degree; so; as, he was that frightened he could say nothing.
All that
everything of that kind; all that sort.
With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that.
- Pope.
The rank is but the guinea's stamp,
The man's the gowd [gold] for a'that.
- Burns.
6.To introduce, a reason or cause; - equivalent to for that, in that, for the reason that, because.
He does hear me;
And that he does, I weep.
- Shak.
7.To introduce a purpose; - usually followed by may, or might, and frequently preceded by so, in order, to the end, etc.
These things I say, that ye might be saved.
- John v. 34.
To the end that he may prolong his days.
- Deut. xvii. 20.
8.To introduce a consequence, result, or effect; - usually preceded by so or such, sometimes by that.
The birds their notes renew, and bleating herds
Attest their joy, that hill and valley rings.
- Milton.
He gazed so long
That both his eyes were dazzled.
- Tennyson.
So wept Duessa until eventide,
That shining lamps in Jove's high course were lit.
- Spenser.
Is not this the day
That Hermia should give answer of her choice?
- Shak.
9.In an elliptical sentence to introduce a dependent sentence expressing a wish, or a cause of surprise, indignation, or the like.
Ha, cousin Silence, that thou hadst seen that that this knight and I have seen!
- Shak.
O God, that right should thus overcome might!
- Shak.
To try if that our own be ours or no.
- Shak.
When he had carried Rome and that we looked
For no less spoil than glory.
- Shak.

WITHOUT THIS, THAT, pleading. These are technical words used in a traverse, (q.v.) for the purpose of denying a material fact in the preceding pleadings, whether declaration, plea, replication, &c. In Latin it is called absque hoc. (q.v.) Lawes on Pl. in Civ. Act. 119; Com. Dig. Pleader, G 1; Summary of Pleading, 75; 1 Saund. 103, n.; Ld. Raym. 641; 1 Burr. 320; 1 Chit. Pl. 576, note a.

thankless wretch
thanks in advance
Thanksgiving cactus
Thanksgiving Day
-- That --
that is
that is to say
that much
That which i may defeat by my entry
That's not a bug, that's a feature!
thatch palm
Thatch sparrow
thatch tree
thatched roof
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