us: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (us), [key]
— pron.
  1. the objective case ofused as a direct or indirect object: They took us to the circus. She asked us the way.
  2. (used in place of the pronoun we in the predicate after the verb to be): It's us!
  3. (used instead of the pronoun our before a gerund): She graciously forgave us spilling the gravy on the tablecloth.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. See
  2. United States highway (used with a number): US 66.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Uncle Sam.
  2. United Service.
  3. See


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. where mentioned above.
  2. as above: a formula in judicial acts, directing that what precedes be reviewed.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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