at

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at is part of the Basic English 850.
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at is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
at

Pronunciation[change]

Preposition[change]

Preposition
at

  1. Used to describe where something is, or when saying something's position
    I am at home.
    Let's meet at the pub!
  2. The time at which something happened or will happen
    Breakfast is at 9 o'clock
    At 5pm we went home.
  3. Indicating something's state
    At half price!
    Water boils at high temperatures.

Synonyms[change]

Symbol[change]

Symbol
at sign

Symbol
@

  1. The @ symbol, used to replace at
    support@microsoft.com is an email address.
    SETI@Home is the SETI project in your home.
    Apples @ £1.50 per kilogram.

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Punctuation marks (edit)

apostrophe ( ' ) ( ) • brackets ( [] ) ( {} ) • colon ( : ) • comma ( , ) • dashes ( ) ( ) • ellipsis ( ... ) • exclamation mark ( ! ) • hyphen ( ) ( - ) • parentheses ( () ) • period / full stop ( . ) • question mark ( ? ) • quotation marks ( ' ' ) ( " " ) • semicolon ( ; ) • slash ( / )


Other: ampersand ( & ) • asterisk ( * ) • at ( @ ) • backslash ( \ ) • bullet ( ) ( · ) • degree ( ° ) • number sign / pound sign ( # ) • tilde ( ~ ) • underscore ( _ ) • vertical bar / pipe ( | ) •