Definitions starting with S

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since

prep. [OED followed by time expression] from the time (that I was . . . etc.): I ain't do that since a child (Ragged). cf. FROM <Gen.>

 —conj. [OED, during a period from past time until now] from now until a future time; as long as; provided that: I'll come since I learn, then I'll drop it [a course] (COB). Any bag'll do since it's ten pounds (Nassau). <Black>

Tags: conjunction, preposition

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Last update: 2011-09-26 17:27
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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