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My husband was an Air Force pilot man years ago and recently an Air Force wife thanked me for my service! I laughed and said, 'No, I wasn't in the Air Force, my husband was!' And she smiled and said, 'If he served, you served. And thank you.'
Robyn Carr

Meaning of "she" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SHE

Old English sīe, accusative of sēo, feminine demonstrative pronoun.
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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 SHE

she  [ʃiː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
She 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 SHE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

She

She /ʃiː/ is a third-person, singular personal pronoun in Modern English. In 1999, the American Dialect Society chose "she" as the word of the past millennium. Personal pronouns in standard Modern English Singular Plural Subject Object Possessive determiner Possessive pronoun Reflexive Subject Object Possessive determiner Possessive pronoun Reflexive First I me my mine myself we us our ours ourselves Second you your yours yourself you your yours yourselves Third Masculine he him his himself they them their theirs themselves Feminine she her hers herself Neuter it its itself Nonspecific they them their theirs themself...

Definition of she in the English dictionary

The first definition of she in the dictionary is refers to a female person or animal. Other definition of she is refers to things personified as feminine, such as cars, ships, and nations. She is also a female person or animal.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHE

shchi
she is no spring chicken
she-bear
she-cat
she-devil
she-goat
she-male
she-oak
she-wolf
she´d
she´ll
she´ll be right
she´s
she´s apples
she´s jake
shea
shea butter
sheading
sheaf
sheaflike

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHE

ache
affiche
all the
apache
avalanche
bouche
breathe
cache
Christophe
douche
fiche
gauche
he
headache
mache
Manche
Marche
microfiche
niche
the

Synonyms and antonyms of she in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «she» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHE

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ella
570 millions of speakers

English

she
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هِيَ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

она
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ela
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

elle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

彼女は
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

그 여자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dheweke
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cô ấy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அவள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

o
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lei
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ona
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вона
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυτή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hun
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of she

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHE»

The term «she» is very widely used and occupies the 868 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of she
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «she».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «she» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «she» 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 she

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10 QUOTES WITH «SHE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word she.
1
Abigail Adams
Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.
2
Uzo Aduba
Natasha Lyonne is fantastic on Twitter. she posts hilarious pictures. I don't even know where she finds some of them; it'll be like a random picture of a chinchilla kissing a lion or Bill Murray and Jim Belushi out on a boat or something.
3
Lemon Andersen
I was in juvenile detention center, and I was in Rikers Island. And there was an anthology written by the inmates called 'The Pen,' and I - you know, I had a crush on a girl, and she left me when I was incarcerated. And I found this poem in this anthology that talked about having your heart broken and being incarcerated.
4
Corazon Aquino
It wasn't until we got over the self pity that we were able to accept suffering as apart of our life with Christ. A man or woman reaches this plane only when he or she ceases to be the hero.
5
Rodney Atkins
When you're adopted, no matter what, you've got issues with unconditional love. And you find out you're the product of the worst situation for a young girl to be in and start her life, and I'm so grateful that my birth mom made the decision she made. she came from a rough situation.
6
Otis Blackwell
I used to be with a publishing house called Roosevelt Music. A gentleman there told me he had seen Peggy Lee perform Fever in Las Vegas and I found out later she wanted to record it.
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Tony Blair
My dad was a militant atheist, or is a militant atheist. My mum was sort of bought up in a religious family because she was a Protestant from Ireland but wasn't especially religious.
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Lizzie Andrew Borden
I know what she used to do sometimes. she kept her best cape she wore on the street in there, and she used occasionally to go up there to get it and to take it into her room. she kept a great deal in the guest room drawers.
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Jim Broadbent
I never was a great Thatcher fan, and it wasn't a sad day in my life when she resigned.
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Robyn Carr
My husband was an Air Force pilot man years ago and recently an Air Force wife thanked me for my service! I laughed and said, 'No, I wasn't in the Air Force, my husband was!' And she smiled and said, 'If he served, you served. And thank you.'

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHE»

Discover the use of she in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to she and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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She...
Celebrate all of the women in your life. Here is an unforgettable testimony to the strength, beauty and brillance of the female spirit. Bursting with color, each hand painted page is both wise and wonderful.
Kobi Yamada, Jenica Wilkie, Steve Potter, 2004
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She
She is a fascinating and unique collection of interconnected poems by this multi-talented star -- and marks the beginning of an incredible and totally original artistic career.
Saul Williams, 2012
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She's Come Undone
In his extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch an incredible ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years.
Wally Lamb, 2012
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She-Wolf: The Story of a Roman Icon
In She-Wolf: The Story of a Roman Icon, Cristina Mazzoni examines the evolution of the she-wolf as a symbol in western history, art, and literature, from antiquity to contemporary times.
Cristina Mazzoni, 2010
5
She Said Yes: The Unlikely Martyrdom of Cassie Bernall
The mother of one of the high school students killed in the Littleton shootings describes her daughter's religious faith.
Misty Bernall, 2000
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The She-Ra Collector's Inventory: an Unofficial Illustrated ...
With detailed information about all action figures, playsets, Mini Comics, and Fantastic Fashions, this guide is not only the most complete inventory to date of every She-Ra toy ever made, but is also a visual stroll down memory lane with ...
Hillary DePiano, 2006
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She: The Old Woman Who Took Over My Life
This slender book, the last of twenty-nine written by Windham over her long and productive life, will be an exquisitely bittersweet read for the many fans of the late storyteller and author from Selma, Alabama.
Kathryn Tucker Windham, 2011
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She Said/She Saw
Tegan was in the backseat when her two best friends were gunned down in front of her.
Norah McClintock, 2011
9
What She Left Behind
In this suspenseful thriller, Sara and her mother are going to secretly escape her abusive father—when her mother mysteriously disappears.
Tracy Bilen, 2012
10
Oh No She Didn't: The Top 100 Style Mistakes Women Make and ...
Visible panty line. Who hasn’t had the unfortunate experience of witnessing—or (gasp!) actually wearing—one of these fashion disasters? The atrocities Clinton Kelly has seen—it’s a surprise he hasn’t gouged out his own eyes.
Clinton Kelly, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term she is used in the context of the following news items.
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Parsing Clinton: What Is She Hiding?
Her covert and unprecedented actions—she deleted more than half the email and scrubbed the server—thwarted the rights of Congress and the public to review ... «National Journal, Jul 15»
2
Harlem Principal Said She Forged Test Answers, Education Dept …
The principal of a popular elementary school in Harlem acknowledged that she forged answers on students' state English exams in April because the students ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
'Surge of willpower' saved plane crash teen as she trekked through …
When the small plane 16-year-old Autumn Veatch's was on crashed over the weekend in the Cascade Mountains, she said she thought she had fallen asleep ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
4
In 'The Love She Left Behind,' Mourning Is No Gimmick
Of all the overdone tropes available in the LitFic Plot-O-Matic 9000, the Grown-Children-Return-For-Funeral-of-Parent (With Issues) button has been mashed so ... «NPR, Jul 15»
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Rachel Dolezal's brother: She's 'making up more and more lies'
(CNN) Ezra Dolezal would love to see his sister, Rachel, take a DNA test to prove whose version of the truth about her racial identity is the right one. «CNN, Jun 15»
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Let Rachel Dolezal Be as Black as She
I sympathize with the dilemma of Rachel Dolezal, the head of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP whose parents maintain that she is not any part black, as she ... «TIME, Jun 15»
7
Jeb Bush's first attack line on Hillary Clinton? 'That's what she said'
“Far too many women are denied access to reproductive health care and safe childbirth, and laws have to be backed up with resources and political will,” she ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
8
Women escape to backyard She Sheds
Her She Shed is decked out with her own style and equipped with an air conditioner and ceiling fan, so she is able to "shed her stress" year round. She uses the ... «WLS-TV, Jun 15»
9
She Joined Him on the Road Less Traveled
There was no $7,000 Vera Wang gown, just a $369 black sheath she bought at a basement sale. It was paired with polka-dot stockings, an orchid corsage and ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
10
She Stoops to Conquer: review
STRATFORD—The major virtue of Martha Henry's play-it-as-it-lays production of She Stoops to Conquer, which opened at the Avon Theatre on Thursday night, ... «Toronto Star, Jun 15»

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