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the2

 
pronunciation:
th [or] thi
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: used in comparisons to show that two things happen simultaneously.
The older I get the more forgetful I become.
definition 2: used in comparative statements to show relative degree.
He went on a diet and looks the better for it.
definition 3: used before a superlative to indicate the thing or object so described.
She is the smartest child in the class.
Homophone Note
The words the and thee (you) can sometimes sound alike but have different meanings.