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Webster 1913 Edition


These

These

(thēz)
,
p
ron.
[OE.
þes
,
þaes
, a variant of
þas
, pl. of
þes
,
thes
, this. See
This
, and cf.
Those
.]
The plural of this. See
This
.

Webster 1828 Edition


These

THESE

, pron. plu. of this. pronounced theez, and used as an adjective or substitute. These is opposed to those, as this is to that, and when two persons or things or collections of things are named, these refers to the things or persons which are nearest in place or order, or which are last mentioned.
Some place the bliss in action, some in ease;
Those call it pleasure, and contentment these
Here these is a substitute for these persons, and for the persons last mentioned, who place their bliss in ease.

Definition 2022


These

These

See also: these and thèse

German

Noun

These f (genitive These, plural Thesen)

  1. thesis

Declension

Derived terms

these

these

See also: These and thèse

English

Determiner

these

  1. plural of this

Note: depending on the context, the word those may be used either in place of or interchangeably with these.

Translations

Pronoun

these

  1. plural of this

Translations

Statistics

Most common English words before 1923: such · great · must · #87: these · two · us · before

Anagrams


Latin

Noun

these

  1. ablative singular of thesis

Old Dutch

Determiner

these m

  1. this, these

Declension



Old Saxon

Determiner

these m

  1. this, these
    an thesum uueroldrīkea uuirkean scoldin: They should work on this world.

Declension


Descendants

  • Low German: düsse, disse

Portuguese

Noun

these f (plural theses)

  1. Obsolete spelling of tese (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).