Scrabble word: THAT
In which Scrabble dictionary does THAT exist?
Definitions of THAT in dictionaries:
- Used to refer to the one, thing, or type specified as follows: The relics found were those of an earlier time.
- Used to refer to the event, action, or time just mentioned: After that, he became a recluse.
- Used to indicate the farther or less immediate one: That is for sale; this is not.
- Used to emphasize the idea of a previously expressed word or phrase: He was fed up, and that to a great degree.
- The one, kind, or thing; something: She followed the calling of that she loved.
- Used as a relative pronoun to introduce a clause, especially a restrictive clause: the car that has the flat tire.
- In, on, by, or with which: each summer that the concerts are performed.
- According to what; insofar as: He never knew her, that I know of.
- Being the one singled out, implied, or understood: that place; those mountains.
- Being the one further removed or less obvious: That route is shorter than this one.
- To a high degree; very: didn’t take what he said that seriously.
- Used to introduce a noun clause that is usually the subject or object of a verb or a predicate nominative: “That contemporary American English is exuberantly vigorous is undeniable” (William Arrowsmith).
- Used to introduce a subordinate clause stating a result, wish, purpose, reason, or cause: She hoped that he would arrive on time.
- Used to introduce an anticipated subordinate clause following the expletive it occurring as subject of the verb: It is true that dental work is expensive.
- Used to introduce a subordinate clause modifying an adverb or adverbial expression: will go anywhere that they are welcome.
- Used to introduce a subordinate clause that is joined to an adjective or noun as a complement: was sure that she was right; the belief that rates will rise soon.
- Used to introduce an elliptical exclamation of desire: Oh, that I were rich! —idioms.
- In addition; besides: lived in one room, and a small room at that.
- The standard rule is that that should be used only to introduce a restrictive (or “defining”) relative clause, which serves to identify the entity being talked about; in this use it should never be preceded by a comma.
- pron - the one indicated