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Definizione monolingua for



for, fór or farede

  1. past of fare.

for n. (singular definite foret, plural indefinite for)

  1. lining (covering for the inside of something)
  2. lining (material used for inside covering)


  1. your (plural)
  2. you (plural; as the object of a preposition that takes the genitive)
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses 16d8, glossing 2 Corinthians 9:2:
      Bíuu-sa oc irbáig dar far cenn-si fri Maccidóndu.
      I am boasting about you to the Macedonians.


  1. too (more than enough; as too much)
  2. in front
  3. forward


  1. Towards.
    The astronauts headed for the moon.
  2. Directed at, intended to belong to.
    I have something for you.
  3. Supporting (opposite of against).
    All those for the motion raise your hands.
  4. Because of.
    He wouldnt apologize; and just for that, she refused to help him.
    (UK usage) He looks better for having lost weight.
  5. Over a period of time.
    They fought for days over a silly pencil.
  6. On behalf of.
    I will stand in for him.
  7. To obtain.
    I am aiming for completion by end of business Thursday.
    Hes going for his doctorate.
    Do you want to go for coffee?
    People all over Greece looked to Delphi for answers.
    Can you go to the store for some eggs?
    Im saving up for a car.
    Dont wait for an answer.
    What did he ask you for?
  8. In the direction of: marks a point one is going toward.
    Run for the hills!
    He was headed for the door when he remembered.
  9. Despite, in spite of.
    • 1892 August 6, Charles Dickens, ""The Unbidden Guest"", in All the Year Round,[1] page 133,
      Mr. Joseph Blenkinshaw was perhaps not worth quite so much as was reported; but for all that he was a very wealthy man […]
  10. Used to indicate the subject of a to-infinitive.
    For that to happen now is incredibly unlikely. (=It is incredibly unlikely that that will happen now.)
    All I want is for you to be happy. (=All I want is that you be happy.)
  11. Used to construe various verbs. See the entry for the phrasal verb.


  1. because
    He lost his job, for he got into trouble.
    • 1900, L. Frank Baum , The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter 23
      ""By means of the Golden Cap I shall command the Winged Monkeys to carry you to the gates of the Emerald City,"" said Glinda, ""for it would be a shame to deprive the people of so wonderful a ruler.""

Definizione italiano>inglese for

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