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the1 used before nouns or noun phrases in order to specify something already understood. [11 definitions]
the2 used in comparisons to show that two things happen simultaneously. [3 definitions]
The Arabian Nights an ancient collection of bawdy, supernatural, and adventurous folk tales from Persia, India, and Arabia.
theater a building or outdoor structure where plays, movies, concerts, and other performing arts are presented. [5 definitions]
theater-in-the-round see arena theater.
theater of the absurd a form of avant-garde theatrical production that stresses the individual's isolation in a meaningless or bizarre world.
theatrical of or relating to dramatic performance or the theater. [3 definitions]
theatrics (used with a sing. verb) the method and art of staging theatrical productions. [2 definitions]
thebe the smaller monetary unit of Botswana. (Cf. pula.)
The Beatles an English rock group from 1962 to 1970 that achieved an unprecedented level of popularity and has sold over one billion records.
the bends (used with a sing. or pl. verb) a serious, sometimes fatal condition of divers who ascend too rapidly, resulting from the formation of nitrogen bubbles in the bloodstream; decompression sickness.
the blue the sky. [3 definitions]
theca in biology, a case, covering, or sac that encloses an organ, part, or entire organism, such as the horny covering of an insect pupa or the spore case of a moss capsule.
The Canterbury Tales an unfinished series of stories written by Geoffrey Chaucer in the fourteenth century.
the chase hunting, esp. as a sport or profession. [2 definitions]
the die is cast a decision has been made and will not be reversed.
thee the objective case of thou (used chiefly in earlier literature and religious writing); you.
theft the act or an instance of stealing; thievery.
The Gambia a West African country on the Atlantic coast, surrounded by Senegal. [2 definitions]
the goods (informal) evidence of wrongdoing.
the gory details (informal) all the details, esp. unpleasant or sensational ones.