Definition of at:

part of speech: preposition

Near to; with; towards.

Usage examples:

  • " You didn't at first. William Dean Howells in "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth".
  • No, sir- at least, yes, sir. Marie Belloc Lowndes in "Jane Oglander".
  • Edwin looked at Tom. Charles Weathers Bump in "The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories".
  • I promised father I'd be home at noon. Pauline Lester in "Marjorie Dean High School Freshman".

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Changeable; unsteady; easily turned from one thing to another; easily applied to a new task, or to various subjects, as a man of versatile genius; in bot., attached by one point to the filament, and hence very easily turned round, as an anther. ...