for

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for is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
for

Pronunciation[change]

stressed
unstressed

Homophones[change]

Preposition[change]

Preposition
for

  1. shows that something belongs to something else, or has a specific function
    This cake is for you.
    This is a net for catching fish.

Conjunction[change]

Conjunction
for

  1. (formal) For is used to show the reason for something
    He was angry, for he had never been called such terrible names before.

Subordinator[change]

Subordinator
for

  1. For introduces a clause with a subject and a to-infinitive
    It's not good for you to be too relaxed.