Associations to the word «Of»

Wiktionary

OF, preposition. Expressing direction.
OF, preposition. (now) (obsolete or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), "off". [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.). [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.). [from the 10th c.]
OF, preposition. (North America) (Scotland) (Ireland) Before (the hour); to. [from the 19th c.]
OF, preposition. Expressing separation.
OF, preposition. Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object. [from the 10th c.]
OF, preposition. Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective. [from the 10th c.]
OF, preposition. (obsolete) Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb. [14th-19th c.]
OF, preposition. Expressing origin.
OF, preposition. Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent. [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation; from, out of, as an expression of. [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. Following an intransitive verb: indicating the source or cause of the verb. [from the 10th c.]
OF, preposition. Following an adjective. [from the 13th c.]
OF, preposition. Expressing agency.
OF, preposition. Following a passive verb to indicate the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by). [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. Used to introduce the "subjective genitive"; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase. [from the 13th c.]
OF, preposition. Following an adjective, used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective. [from the 16th c.]
OF, preposition. Expressing composition, substance.
OF, preposition. After a verb expressing construction, making etc., used to indicate the material or substance used. [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. Directly following a noun, used to indicate the material from which it is made. [from the 10th c.]
OF, preposition. Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun. [from the 12th c.]
OF, preposition. Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class. [from the 12th c.]
OF, preposition. Linking two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second; "which is also". [from the 14th c.]
OF, preposition. Introducing subject matter.
OF, preposition. Linking an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-matter: concerning, with regard to. [from the 10th c.]
OF, preposition. Following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.), to introduce its subject matter; about, concerning. [from the 12th c.]
OF, preposition. Following an adjective, to introduce its subject matter. [from the 15th c.]
OF, preposition. Having partitive effect.
OF, preposition. Following a number or other quantitive word: introducing the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment; "from among". [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. Following a noun indicating a given part. [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. (now) (archaic) (literary) With preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be: some, an amount of, one of. [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. Linking to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below). [from the 13th c.]
OF, preposition. Expressing possession.
OF, preposition. Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare "origin" senses, above. [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it. [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; the "possessive genitive". (With abstract nouns, this intersects with the subjective genitive, above under "agency" senses.) [from the 13th c.]
OF, preposition. Forming the "objective genitive".
OF, preposition. Following an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action. [from the 12th c.]
OF, preposition. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
OF, preposition. (now) (archaic or literary) Linking an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier; in respect of, as regards. [from the 13th c.]
OF, preposition. Indicating a quality or characteristic; "characterized by". [from the 13th c.]
OF, preposition. Indicating quantity, age, price etc. [from the 13th c.]
OF, preposition. Expressing a point in time.
OF, preposition. (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity. [from the 9th c.]
OF, preposition. (UK dialectal) For (a given length of time), chiefly in negative constructions. [from the 13th c.]
OF, preposition. Used after a noun to indicate duration of a state, activity etc. [from the 18th c.]
OF, verb. (usually in modal perfect constructions) Representing have or 've, chiefly in depictions of colloquial speech.
OF, proper noun. (initialism) Old French.
OF, noun. (baseball) (initialism) Outfield.
OF, noun. (baseball) (initialism) Outfielder.
OF A CERTAIN, adverb. (obsolete) certainly
OF A CERTAIN AGE, adjective. (euphemistic) (chiefly of a person) Old.
OF A KIND, adjective. (idiomatic) Of the same type or character.
OF A PIECE, prepositional phrase. Used other than as an idiom: see of,‎ a,‎ piece.
OF A PIECE, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) Of the same kind.
OF A SUDDEN, adverb. Alternative form of all of a sudden
OF A SURETY, adverb. (archaic) For certain.
OF AGE, adjective. Old enough to be considered an adult (in law, or by society generally).
OF ALL, adverb. Used as an intensifier with superlative forms of adjectives.
OF ALL, adverb. Used as an intensifier with nouns to denote being ultimate.
OF ALL LOVES, prepositional phrase. (obsolete) For the sake of all love; by all means.
OF ALL PEOPLE, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) Especially; more than other people
OF ALL THINGS, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) Especially; more than other things.
OF ALL THINGS, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) (often used as a sentence adverb) Surprisingly.
OF BLESSED MEMORY, adjective. Honorific epithet used parenthetically to mark a beloved person as being deceased.
OF CHOICE, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) preferred above others.
OF COLOR, adjective. (chiefly US) Of a race other than white, especially black-skinned. [from 18th c.]
OF COLOUR, adjective. Alternative spelling of of color
OF COUNSEL, prepositional phrase. (US) (legal) Used as the title of an attorney who has a relationship with a law firm or other organization, but is not an associate or a partner.
OF COURSE, adverb. Used other than as an idiom: see of,‎ course.
OF COURSE, adverb. (idiomatic) Indicates enthusiastic agreement.
OF COURSE, adverb. (idiomatic) Acknowledges the validity of the associated phrase.
OF COURSE, adverb. (idiomatic) Asserts that the associated phrase should not be argued, particularly if it is obvious or there is no choice in the matter.
OF EVEN DATE, adjective. (legal) (business) Having the same date.
OF FAME, adjective. (colloquial) Listing or describing the best or most honored or noteworthy entries in a specific subject, media form, field, etc.
OF KORANIC PROPORTIONS, adjective. (rare) Of biblical proportions: immense.
OF LATE, adverb. (idiomatic) In the recent past; recently; lately.
OF MEANS, prepositional phrase. (of a person) Possessing significant wealth, especially as suggesting social standing.
OF NEW, adverb. (obsolete) Once again; anew. [10th-19th c.]
OF NOTE, adjective. Worthy of being remembered mentally or in writing.
OF ONE MIND, adjective. (idiomatic) (of two or more people) Having the same viewpoint, opinion, or attitude; in agreement.
OF RECORD, prepositional phrase. Officially recorded; documented.
OF RECORD, prepositional phrase. Authoritative.
OF SHAME, adjective. (colloquial) (rare) Listing or describing the worst or most dishonored entries in a specific subject, media form, field, etc.
OF SORTS, adjective. (idiomatic) Resembling; similar to; in a way; partial or not entire; somewhat.
OF THAT ILK, adjective. Used other than as an idiom. Of that kind; of the same kind of person or thing as the one just mentioned.
OF THAT ILK, adjective. (Scotland) Having a name that is the same as the place where one lives.
OF THE CENTURY, prepositional phrase. Used to indicate the most remarkable example of its kind.
OF THE ESSENCE, adjective. Important, indispensable, crucial.
OF THE LIKE, adjective. Of or pertaining to a group with the same or similar characteristics.
OF THE SAME STRIPE, adjective. (idiomatic) Of the same kind; having the same opinion or viewpoint.
OF TWO MINDS, adjective. (idiomatic) Undecided or unsure; equivocating; conflicted in one's opinions.
OF YORE, adverb. Long ago; in days long past.

Wise words

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Confucius