prepositions starting with P

Par (prep.) By; with; -- used frequently in Early English in phrases taken from the French, being sometimes written as a part of the word which it governs; as, par amour, or paramour; par cas, or parcase; par fay, or parfay.

Past (prep.) Beyond, in position, or degree; further than; beyond the reach or influence of.

Past (prep.) Beyond, in time; after; as, past the hour.

Past (prep.) Above; exceeding; more than.

Pending (prep.) During; as, pending the trail.

Per (prep.) Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of itself. Per is also sometimes used with English words.





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