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that

 
pronunciation:
thaet
parts of speech:
pronoun, adjective, adverb, conjunction
part of speech: pronoun
inflections: those
definition 1: the person, thing, or matter mentioned or understood.
I said I didn't like her, but that really isn't true.
definition 2: the one that is less in mind or further away.
This is more interesting than that.
antonyms:
this
definition 3: the time or event just mentioned.
Before that, we were happy.Did you see that?
definition 4: which, who, whom (used to introduce a clause that describes or defines the thing or person just mentioned.)
The movie that we saw on Saturday was great!
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: the person, thing, or matter as mentioned or understood.
That woman I was telling you about from the bank is getting married.
definition 2: the one that is less in mind or further away.
That road is not as direct as this one.When you said you liked Jim, I didn't know you meant that Jim.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: to such a degree or extent.
I can't run that far without losing my breath.
 
part of speech: conjunction
definition 1: used to introduce a clause that is the subject or object of the main verb.
We know that she is bored.His wish is that he will live a long life.
definition 2: used to introduce a clause showing purpose (often following "so" or "in order").
We worked so that we could save money.