Definition of English

  1. English Adjective English-language; of or pertaining to the English language.
  2. English Adjective Of or pertaining to England or its people.
  3. English Adjective Of or pertaining to a Englishman, Englishwoman.
  4. English Adjective Of or pertaining to the avoirdupois system of measure.
  5. English Proper noun The language originating in England but now spoken in all parts of the British Isles, the Commonwealth of Nations, the United States of America, and other parts of the world.
  6. English Proper noun ("collective plural") The people of England; Englishmen and Englishwomen.
  7. English Noun One's ability to employ the English language correctly.
  8. English Noun The English-language term or expression for something.
  9. English Noun Specific language or wording; a text or statements in speech, whether a translation or otherwise.
  10. English Noun (countable) A regional type of spoken and or written English; a dialect.
  11. English Verb To translate, adapt or render into English.
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