It

Definition of It

Pronunciation: ĭt
pron.1.The neuter pronoun of the third person, corresponding to the masculine pronoun he and the feminine she, and having the same plural (they, their or theirs, them).
The day present hath ever inough to do with it owne grief.
- Genevan Test.
Do, child, go to it grandam, child.
- Shak.
It knighthood shall do worse. It shall fright all it friends with borrowing letters.
- B. Jonson.
The fruit tree yielding fruit after his (its) kind.
- Gen. i. 11.
1.As a substance for any noun of the neuter gender; as, here is the book, take it home.
2.As a demonstrative, especially at the beginning of a sentence, pointing to that which is about to be stated, named, or mentioned, or referring to that which apparent or well known; as, I saw it was John.
It is I; be not afraid.
- Matt. xiv. 27.
Peter heard that it was the Lord.
- John xxi. 7.
3.As an indefinite nominative for a impersonal verb; as, it snows; it rains.
4.As a substitute for such general terms as, the state of affairs, the condition of things, and the like; as, how is it with the sick man?
Think on me when it shall be well with thee.
- Gen. xl. 14.
5.As an indefinite object after some intransitive verbs, or after a substantive used humorously as a verb; as, to foot it (i. e., to walk).
The Lacedemonians, at the Straits of Thermopylæ, when their arms failed them, fought it out with nails and teeth.
- Dryden.
Whether the charmer sinner it, or saint it,
If folly grows romantic, I must paint it.
- Pope.
Its self
See Itself.

Related Words

I, I myself, alter, alter ego, alterum, better self, ego, ethical self, he, her, herself, him, himself, inner man, inner self, me, my humble self, myself, not an illusion, number one, oneself, other self, ourselves, self, she, subconscious self, subliminal self, superego, the article, the genuine article, the goods, the very model, the very thing, them, themselves, they, you, yours truly, yourself, yourselves
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