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for (preposition)
1.
a) - used as a function word to indicate purpose a grant for studying medicine
b) - used as a function word to indicate an intended goal left for home acted for the best
c) - used as a function word to indicate the object or recipient of a perception, desire, or activity now for a good rest run for your life an eye for a bargain
2.
a) as being or constituting - taken for a fool eggs for breakfast
b) - used as a function word to indicate an actual or implied enumeration or selection for one thing, the price is too high
3.
because of - can't sleep for the heat
4.
- used as a function word to indicate suitability or fitness it is not for you to choose ready for action
5.
a) in place of - go to the store for me
b) (1) on behalf of - representing speaks for the court
(2) in favor of - all for the plan
6.
in spite of - usually used with all for all his large size, he moves gracefully
7.
with respect to - concerning a stickler for detail heavy for its size
8.
a) - used as a function word to indicate equivalence in exchange $10 for a hat, equality in number or quantity point for point, or correspondence or correlation for every one that works, you'll find five that don't
b) - used as a function word to indicate number of attempts 0 for 4
9.
- used as a function word to indicate duration of time or extent of space gone for two days
10.
in honor of - after named for her grandmother
for (conjunction)
for the reason that on this ground - because
FOR (abbreviation)
free on rail
for (abbreviation)
1.
foreign
2.
forestry
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
for (conjunction)
for the reason that
SYNONIMS:
as, as long as, because, being (as as how that), 'cause, considering, for, inasmuch as, now, seeing, whereas
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