Definition: But

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Statistics

  • Length: 3 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: But

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:
  • Conjunction
  • A conjunction joins words or, more frequently, phrases and clauses

Usage Notes:
  • This can be used at the start of a sentence
  • Can connect 2 sentences
  • Connects 2 clauses

Related Glossary Definitions:

Attributive Adjectives;  Debut