Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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parts of speech:
pronoun, adjective, adverb, conjunction
part of speech: pronoun
inflections: those
definition 1: the person, thing, or matter mentioned or understood.
That isn't true.
definition 2: the one less obvious or more remote.
This restaurant is closer than that.
definition 3: the time or occurrence just mentioned.
Before that, we were happy.
definition 4: which, who, or whom (used as a relative pronoun to introduce a clause, esp. one that defines or restricts.)
The building that is being constructed is the new library.The people that live next door have a noisy dog.
definition 5: the one or type specified as follows.
His style is that of an expert.
definition 6: in, at, by, on, or with which.
every time that we visit
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: used to indicate a person, thing, or matter as mentioned or understood.
Yes, when that document is signed, the paperwork will be complete.That woman from the bank called again today.
definition 2: used to indicate the one that is more distant or less immediately apparent.
That dog over there seems more friendly.When you said you liked Jim, I didn't realize you meant that Jim.
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: to such a degree or extent.
Is it really that much of a problem?I can't run that far without losing my breath.
definition 2: to a great extent; very.
It's a nice house and it's not that expensive, so we're really considering buying it.
part of speech: conjunction
definition 1: used to introduce a noun clause serving as the subject or object of the main verb or as a predicate nominative.
That Alice will find a job is obvious.We know that she is bored.His wish is that he will live long.
definition 2: used to introduce a subordinate clause showing purpose, esp. following so or in order.
We worked so that we could save money.