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OH

abbr.
1. Ohio
2. open house

oh 1

 (ō)
interj.
1. Used to express strong emotion, such as surprise, fear, anger, or pain: Oh—can't you stop making so much noise?
2. Used in direct address: Oh, sir! You forgot your keys.
3. Used to indicate understanding or acknowledgment of a statement: Oh, I see. You can't come until tomorrow.

oh 2

 (ō)
n.
Zero.

[From the number zero's resemblance to the letter O.]

oh

(əʊ)
interj
an exclamation expressive of surprise, pain, pleasure, etc
sentence connector
an expression used to preface a remark, gain time, etc: oh, I suppose so.

OH

abbreviation for
(Placename) Ohio

oh

(oʊ)

interj., n., pl. oh's, ohs, interj.
1. (used as an exclamation of surprise, pain, disapprobation, sympathy, agreement, etc.)
2. (used in direct address to attract the attention of the person spoken to.)
n.
3. the exclamation “oh.”
v.i.
4. to utter or exclaim “oh.”
[later sp. of O, from mid-16th century]

OH

Ohio.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oh - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes regionOH - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Akron - a city in northeastern Ohio; the heart of the United States rubber industry
Athens - a town in southeast Ohio
Cleveland - the largest city in Ohio; located in northeastern Ohio on Lake Erie; a major Great Lakes port
Cincinnati - a city in southern Ohio on the Ohio river
capital of Ohio, Columbus - the state capital of Ohio; located in the center of the state; site of Ohio State University
Dayton - a city in southwest Ohio; manufacturing center
Mansfield - a town in north central Ohio
Toledo - an industrial city in northwestern Ohio on Lake Erie
Youngstown - a city in northeast Ohio
Wabash, Wabash River - a tributary of the Ohio River that rises in western Ohio and flows southwestward across Indiana
Translations
آه!
åh!ih!
óh!
ó
ak!
ai!ak!
och
oh
Ee!Oo!Yaa!

oh

[əʊ] EXCL
1. (gen) → ¡ah!
oh is he?¿en serio?
oh dear, I've spilt the milk!¡ay, se me ha caído la leche!
oh for a horse!¡quién tuviera un caballo!
oh good!¡qué bien!
oh no you don't!¡eso sí que no!, ¡de eso nada!
oh really?¿no me digas?, ¿de veras?
oh really!¡no puede ser!
oh to be in Paris!¡ojalá estuviera en París!
oh what a surprise!¡qué sorpresa!
oh yes?¿ah sí?
2. (= cry of pain) → ¡ay!
3. (vocative) oh king!¡oh rey!

oh

[ˈəʊ] excloh
Oh my God! → Oh mon dieu!
"How's your brother?" - "Oh, he's fine." → "Comment va ton frère?" - "Oh, il va bien".
oh yes → ah oui
"I have a flat in London." - "Oh yes, whereabouts?" → "J'ai un appartement à Londres" - "Ah oui, où ça?"

oh

interjach; (admiring, surprised, disappointed) → oh; (questioning, disinterested, in confirmation) → tatsächlich, wahrhaftig; oh good!prima! (inf); oh wellna ja!; oh bother! (dated Brit) → Mist! (inf); oh damn! (inf)verdammt! (inf); oh dear!o je!; oh yes? (interested) → ach ja?; (disbelieving) → so, so; oh yes, that’s rightach ja, das stimmt; oh yes, of course there’ll be roomo ja, klar haben wir Platz; oh my God!o Gott!, ach du lieber Gott!

oh

[əʊ] excloh!

oh

(əu) interjection
an expression of surprise, admiration etc. Oh, what a lovely present!

see also o.