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US

or U.S.
abbr.
1. Uncle Sam
2. Uniform System (of lens aperture)
3. United States
4. United States highway

us

 (ŭs)
pron.The objective form of we
1. Used as the direct object of a verb: She saw us on the subway.
2. Used as the indirect object of a verb: They offered us free tickets to the show.
3. Used as the object of a preposition: This letter is addressed to us.
4. Informal Used as a predicate nominative: It's us. See Usage Note at we.
5. Nonstandard Used reflexively as the indirect object of a verb: We decided to get us another car. See Note at me.

[Middle English, from Old English ūs; see nes- in Indo-European roots.]

us

(ʌs)
pron (objective)
1. refers to the speaker or writer and another person or other people: don't hurt us; to decide among us.
2. refers to all people or people in general: this table shows us the tides.
3. an informal word for me1: give us a kiss!.
4. when used by editors, monarches, etc, a formal word for me1
5. chiefly US a dialect word for ourselves: we ought to get us a car.
[Old English ūs; related to Old High German uns, Old Norse oss, Latin nōs, Sanskrit nas we]
Usage: See at me1

us

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) United States

US

or

U.S.

abbreviation for
(Placename) United States

us

(ʌs)

pron.
1. the objective case of we, used as a direct or indirect object: They took us to the circus. She asked us the way.
2. (used in place of the pronoun we in the predicate after the verb to be): It's us!
3. (used instead of the pronoun our before a gerund or present participle): She graciously forgave us spilling the gravy on the tablecloth.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English, c. Old Saxon ūs, Old High German]
usage: See me.

U.S.

or US,

1. United Service.
2. United States.

u.s.

where mentioned above.
[< Latin ubi suprā]

us

Us can be the object of a verb or preposition. You use us to refer to yourself and one or more other people.

Why didn't you tell us?
There wasn't room for us all.

Be Careful!
In standard English, don't use 'us' as the object of a sentence when we is the subject. Don't say, for example, 'We bought us some drinks'. You say 'We bought ourselves some drinks'.

After the meeting we introduced ourselves.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.us - 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 OceanUS - 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
multiple voting - the act of voting in more than one place by the same person at the same election (illegal in U.S.)
snake dance - a ceremonial dance (as by the Hopi) in which snakes are handled or invoked
reallotment, reapportionment, reallocation - a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)
trust busting - (law) government activities seeking to dissolve corporate trusts and monopolies (especially under the United States antitrust laws)
Boston Tea Party - demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor; organized as a protest against taxes on tea
recall - the act of removing an official by petition
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
water spaniel - any dog of two large curly-coated breeds used for hunting waterfowl
maquiladora - an assembly plant in Mexico (near the United States border); parts are shipped into Mexico and the finished product is shipped back across the border
slave market - a marketplace where slaves were auctioned off (especially in the southern United States before the American Civil War)
totem - emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)
hooter, schnoz, schnozzle, snoot, snout, nozzle, honker, beak - informal terms for the nose
southernism - an attitude characteristic of Southerners (especially in the US)
shamanism - any animistic religion similar to Asian shamanism (especially as practiced by certain Native American tribes)
Social Security number - the number of a particular individual's Social Security account
joint resolution - a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)
Bill of Rights - a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)
Athabascan, Athapaskan language, Athabaskan, Athapascan, Athapaskan - a group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)
inaugural, inaugural address - an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
tart - a small open pie with a fruit filling
teacake - any of various small cakes or cookies often served with tea
partridge - flesh of either quail or grouse
cola, dope - carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States)
combination in restraint of trade - (law) any monopoly or contract or combination or conspiracy intended to restrain commerce (which are illegal according to antitrust laws of the United States)
State Department - a department of government in one of the 50 states
department of the federal government, federal department, federal office - a department of the federal government of the United States
federation of tribes, tribe - a federation (as of American Indians)
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
nation - a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes); "the Shawnee nation"
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
IC, Intelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Intelligence Community - a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
county - (United States) the largest administrative district within a state; "the county plans to build a new road"
eastern United States, East - the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
Pacific Northwest - a region of the northwestern United States usually including Washington and Oregon and sometimes southwestern British Columbia
Translations
ناإيانا: ضَمير المفعول به للمُتَكَلِّمينالوَلايَاتُ الـمُتَّحِدَة
námnáminásUSA
osUSA
ni
nosnosotrosnos (direct/indirect object)nosotrasnosotras (after prep)
meUSA
nousUSAÉtats-Unis d’AmériqueÉU
miSAD
minketnekünk
okkur
私たちを米国
US우리를
mumsmus
mumsmūs
námnás
mi
ossUSA
เราสหรัฐอเมริกา
chúng tanước Mỹ

US

N ABBR =United States the USEE.UU., Estados Unidos
in the USen Estados Unidos
the US Army/governmentel Ejército/gobierno estadounidense

us

[ʌs] PRON
1. (direct/indirect object) → nos
they helped usnos ayudaron
look at us!¡míranos!
give it to usdánoslo
they gave us some brochuresnos dieron unos folletos
see if you can find us some foodmira a ver si nos encuentras algo de comer
2. (after prepositions, in comparisons, with the verb to be) → nosotros/as
why don't you come with us?¿por qué no vienes con nosotros?
several of usvarios de nosotros
he is one of uses uno de nosotros
both of uslos dos
they are older than usson mayores que nosotros
as for us English, ween cuanto a nosotros los ingleses, ...
it's ussomos nosotros
3. (Brit) (= me) → me
give us a bit!¡dame un poco!
give us a look!¡déjame ver!

US

[ˌjuːˈɛs] (=United States)
n abbr
the US → les États-Unis mpl
I arrived in the US in 1976 → Je suis arrivé aux États-Unis en 1976.
modif [dollars, army, government, citizen] → américain(e) (des États-Unis d'Amérique)

us

[ˈʌs](STRONG) [əs] pron
(gen)nous
They helped us → Ils nous ont aidés.
They gave us a map → Ils nous ont donné une carte.
There wasn't room for us all → Il n'y avait de place pour nous tous.
They need us → Ils ont besoin de nous.
neither of us → aucun(e) d'entre nous
Neither of us forgot about it → Aucun d'entre nous n'a oublié.
(= me) give us a chance! → soyez cool!

US

abbr of United StatesUSA pl

us

pers pron
(dir and indir obj) → uns; give it (to) usgib es uns; who, us?wer, wir?; younger than usjünger als wir; it’s uswir sinds; he is one of user gehört zu uns, er ist einer von uns; this table shows us the tidesauf dieser Tafel sieht man die Gezeiten; us and themwir und die
(inf: = me, dir obj) → mich; (indir obj) → mir; (pl subj) → wir; give us a looklass mal sehen; us Englishwir Engländer; as for us Englishwas uns Engländer betrifft

us

[ʌs] pers pron pl
a. (direct, indirect) → ci; (stressed, after prep, in comparatives) → noi
they saw us → ci hanno visto
they're older than us → sono più vecchi di noi
we had some suitcases with us → avevamo con noi delle valigie
let's go → andiamo
us Scots → noialtri Scozzesi
b. (fam) (me) give us a kissdammi un bacino

us

(as) pronoun
(used as the object of a verb or preposition) the speaker or writer plus one or more other people. She gave us a present; A plane flew over us.

us

الوَلايَاتُ الـمُتَّحِدَة, نا námi, USA os, USA uns, USA Η.Π.Α., μας EE.UU., nos me, USA nous, USA mi, SAD noi, Stati Uniti 私たちを, 米国 US, 우리를 ons, VS oss, USA nas, Stany Zjednoczone EUA, nós,nos нас, Соединенные Штаты oss, USA เรา, สหรัฐอเมริกา biz, Devletleri chúng ta, nước Mỹ 我们, 美国