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A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life.
Robert Byrne

Meaning of "he" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HE

Old English hē; related to Old Saxon hie, Old High German her he, Old Slavonic sĭ this, Latin cis on this side.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HE

he  [hiː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
He can act as a noun and a pronoun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The pronoun is a word that replaces other terms that designate people or things at any given moment.

WHAT DOES HE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

He

He is a third-person, singular personal pronoun in Modern English, as well as being a personal pronoun in Middle English.

Definition of he in the English dictionary

The first definition of he in the dictionary is refers to a male person or animal. Other definition of he is refers to an indefinite antecedent such as one, whoever, or anybody. He is also refers to a person or animal of unknown or unspecified sex.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HE

he couldn´t raffle a chook in a pub
he-bear
he-goat
he-he
he-man
he-men
he´d
he´ll
he´s
he´s no oil painting
he´s your man
head
head and shoulders above
head arrangement
head boy
head chef
head clerk
head cold
head collar

Synonyms and antonyms of he in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «he» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HE

Find out the translation of he to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of he from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «he» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

él
570 millions of speakers

English

he
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هُوَ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

он
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ele
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তিনি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

il
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

er
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

彼は
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

그 남자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Piyambakipun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

anh ấy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

o
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

egli
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

on
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

він
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

el
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυτός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

han
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

han
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of he

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HE»

The term «he» is very widely used and occupies the 603 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «he» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «he» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about he

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10 QUOTES WITH «HE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word he.
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Sholom Aleichem
When have you ever heard of a cantor or any artist turning anyone down when he is strongly urged to perform?
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Jonathan Banks
The funniest guy I've ever worked with - it's just one of those things, again, where we look at each other and just laugh - is Jimmy Byrnes from 'Wiseguy.' Jimmy - we can't be in the same room together. he knows he can make me laugh just by looking at me.
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Ben Bass
The way I navigate scenes is through what I perceive to be the emotional truth of the character: what he wants from moment to moment.
4
Robert Benchley
Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn't the work he is supposed be doing at that moment.
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Robert Byrne
A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life.
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Jerome Cady
Fear has nothing to do with cowardice. A fellow is only yellow when he lets his fear make him quit.
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Herb Caen
The world of Manhattan is small and tightly knit, and the man on top retains a certain humility. he knows how far and fast he can fall by looking at the guy across the street. The view from the $250,000 apartment covers a lot of ground, most of it condemned.
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Patrick Carney
I can totally identify with the younger kids. I'll never do what Jon Spencer did to me when I was 16, though. I made a tape with my friends and I put it onstage right near his mic stand by the pedal board and he pulled it out with his foot, kicked it to the center of the stage, looked me in the eye and stomped it to pieces.
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Enrico Caruso
It was he who impressed, time and again, the necessity of singing as nature intended, and - I remember - he constantly warned, don't let the public know that you work. So I went slowly. I never forced the voice.
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James Fenimore Cooper
I sometimes wish I had been educated a Catholic, in order to unite the poetry of religion with its higher principles. Are they necessarily inseparable? Is man really so much of a philosopher, that he can conceive of truth in its abstract purity, and divest life and the affections of all the aids of the imagination?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HE»

Discover the use of he in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to he and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
He and I
The famous account of Gabrielle Bossis' dialogues with Jesus. As simple reflections on the Gospels this book is a daily companion that encourages growth in one's personal relationship with the Lord.
Gabrielle Bossis, 1988
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Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and ...
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
Lundy Bancroft, 2003
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Neural Engineering
Recent volumes have covered modeling and imaging of bioelectric activity, neural engineering, biosignal processing, bionanotechnology, among other topics.Key Features of this Volume:Neural Engineering (Bioelectric Engineering Volume 3) ...
Bin He, 2007
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If He Hollers Let Him Go
This story of a man living every day in fear of his life for simply being black is as powerful today as it was when it was first published in 1947.
Chester Himes, 2010
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Paul Revere and the World He Lived in
Recalls the life of the talented silversmith and versatile Yankee who carefully and cleverly organized the patriots of Boston
Esther Forbes, 1999
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Will He Really Leave Her For Me?: Understanding Your ...
Will He Really Leave Her for Me? is the lifeline you need to explore such questions as: how can you tell if he really will leave her?; are you in this relationship for the right reasons?; how do you take care of yourself if the relationship ...
Rona B. Subotnik, 2005
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7 Things He'll Never Tell You: . . . But You Need to Know
Kevin Leman knows that the more you understand and are sensitive to the fears, anxieties, and insecurities that make the men in your life behave the way they do, the stronger your relationships will be. --from publisher description.
Kevin Leman, 2011
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He-said-she-said: Talk as Social Organization Among Black ...
This is Goodwin's long-awaited compilation of years of painstaking analysis of the transcripts of those tapes.
Marjorie Harness Goodwin, 1990
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He Is Our Song
This youth songbook features 156 group songs, and is designed especially for academy and college use.
Review, 1988
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He Still Moves Stones
"Does God care when I hurt?" On every page of this powerfully moving book, Max Lucado reminds us, the God who spoke to Moses at the burning bush still speaks loudly to you today. The God who forgave King David still offers you forgiveness.
Max Lucado, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term he is used in the context of the following news items.
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All-Star MVP Mike Trout proves he's already living legend - USA Today
Major League Baseball's All-Stars stood draped over the railing Tuesday night, gawking and cheering at the sport's greatest living legends, ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
2
Owner Of The Bakery Where Ariana Grande Licked Doughnuts Says …
Joe Marin of Wolfee Donuts told the Roz & Mocha show this morning that he's been reading the reports with disbelief because he has been in ... «BuzzFeed News, Jul 15»
3
Ex-husband in frozen embryo case testifies he felt 'stepped on' - LA …
A man fighting to stop his infertile ex-wife from having children using their frozen embryos testified Tuesday that he felt “stepped on and run ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
4
Mexico shows security footage of Guzman moments before he
Mexico shows security footage of Guzman moments before he disappeared into tunnel. MEXICO CITY. A photographer exits a tunnel ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
5
Tiger Woods says he's still capable of playing well | The Seattle Times
It has been 20 years since he first played the Old Course as a 19-year-old amateur and heard the secret was to hit it hard and hit it left. «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
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Penguins' prospect Sprong wants to show he belongs | TribLIVE
They led him to a pair of 30-goal seasons with the Charlottetown Islanders of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League before he's old enough ... «Tribune-Review, Jul 15»
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Stoudemire Says He's Feeling Great, Ready to Join Heat - ABC News
Amare Stoudemire got recruited by the Miami Heat in 2010. It's paying off, five years later. One of the reasons why Stoudemire and the Heat ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
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How the only coach he's had built Jordan Spieth into a champion
DALLAS — A decade before Jordan Spieth won the first two majors of this year, he faced a stiff challenge during his first meeting with the only ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
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Sir Ian McKellen on 'Mr. Holmes': 'He's the best'
Quite literally, as a matter of fact, given that he plays Cogsworth, a clock, in Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast retelling, slated for a 2017 ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
10
Stop Calling 50 Cent Broke, Because He's Not - Time
50 Cent at the 'Southpaw' SAG Foundation Conversations in West Hollywood, Calif. Rich Fury—Invision/AP 50 Cent at the 'Southpaw' SAG ... «TIME, Jul 15»

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