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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
for /fɔr; unstressed fɚ/USA pronunciation   prep. 
  1. with the object or purpose of:She likes to run for exercise.
  2. intended to belong to, benefit, or be used by or with:equipment for the army.
  3. suiting the purposes or needs of:medicine for the aged.
  4. appropriate or adapted to:a subject for speculation.
  5. in consideration or payment of;
    in return for;
    in exchange for:The tomatoes cost three for a dollar.
  6. as an offset to;
    in response to:medicine for your cold.
  7. in order to obtain, gain, or acquire:I had to work for decent wages.
  8. (used to express a wish, as of something to be experienced, gained, or acquired):O, for a cold drink!
  9. sensitive or responsive to:The art critic has an eye for beauty.
  10. with regard or respect to:I'm very pressed for time.
  11. during the continuance of:waiting for days.
  12. to the extent or amount of:to walk for a mile.
  13. in favor of;
    on the side of;
    on behalf of:My kids are all for saving the environment.
  14. in place of;
    instead of:a safe substitute for butter.
  15. standing for;
    meaning the same as:What is the Swahili word for "head?''
  16. in punishment of:payment for the crime.
  17. in honor of:a dinner for our guest.
  18. with the purpose of reaching:Let's start for London today.
  19. in assignment or attribution to:That's for you to decide.
  20. such as to allow of or to require:The reasons are just too many for separate mention.
  21. such as results in:My motive for going is clear.
  22. as affecting the interests or circumstances of:bad for your health.
  23. in proportion or with reference to;
    as compared to others of:tall for his age.
  24. by reason of;
    because of:to shout for joy.
  25. in spite of:They're decent people for all that.
  26. (used to introduce a subject in a to + verb or infinitive phrase):It's time for me to go.

conj. 
  1. seeing that;
    since;
    because:I couldn't see them, for it was almost dark.

for.,  an abbreviation of:
  1. foreign.
  2. forestry.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
for  (fôr; unstressed fər),USA pronunciation prep. 
  1. with the object or purpose of:to run for exercise.
  2. intended to belong to, or be used in connection with:equipment for the army; a closet for dishes.
  3. suiting the purposes or needs of:medicine for the aged.
  4. in order to obtain, gain, or acquire:a suit for alimony; to work for wages.
  5. (used to express a wish, as of something to be experienced or obtained):O, for a cold drink!
  6. sensitive or responsive to:an eye for beauty.
  7. desirous of:a longing for something; a taste for fancy clothes.
  8. in consideration or payment of;
    in return for:three for a dollar; to be thanked for one's efforts.
  9. appropriate or adapted to:a subject for speculation; clothes for winter.
  10. with regard or respect to:pressed for time; too warm for April.
  11. during the continuance of:for a long time.
  12. in favor of;
    on the side of:to be for honest government.
  13. in place of;
    instead of:a substitute for butter.
  14. in the interest of;
    on behalf of:to act for a client.
  15. in exchange for;
    as an offset to:blow for blow; money for goods.
  16. in punishment of:payment for the crime.
  17. in honor of:to give a dinner for a person.
  18. with the purpose of reaching:to start for London.
  19. contributive to:for the advantage of everybody.
  20. in order to save:to flee for one's life.
  21. in order to become:to train recruits for soldiers.
  22. in assignment or attribution to:an appointment for the afternoon; That's for you to decide.
  23. such as to allow of or to require:too many for separate mention.
  24. such as results in:his reason for going.
  25. as affecting the interests or circumstances of:bad for one's health.
  26. in proportion or with reference to:He is tall for his age.
  27. in the character of;
    as being:to know a thing for a fact.
  28. by reason of;
    because of:to shout for joy; a city famed for its beauty.
  29. in spite of:He's a decent guy for all that.
  30. to the extent or amount of:to walk for a mile.
  31. (used to introduce a subject in an infinitive phrase):It's time for me to go.
  32. (used to indicate the number of successes out of a specified number of attempts):The batter was 2 for 4 in the game.
  33. British Terms, Idiomsfor it, See  in (def. 21).

conj. 
  1. seeing that;
    since.
  2. because.
  • bef. 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Old Saxon for; akin to fore1, Latin per through, Greek pró before, ahead
    • 34.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  because. 

for-, 
  • a prefix meaning "away,'' "off,'' "to the uttermost,'' "extremely,'' "wrongly,'' or imparting a negative or privative force, occurring in verbs and nouns formed from verbs of Old or Middle English origin, many of which are now obsolete or archaic:forbid; forswear;forbearance.
    • compare German ver-, Greek peri-, Latin per- Middle English, Old English

    For., 
  • Forester.

  • for., 
    1. foreign.
    2. forester.
    3. forestry.

    F.O.R., 
  • free on rails.
  • Also,  f.o.r. 
    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    for /fɔː; (unstressed) / prep
    1. intended to reach; directed or belonging to: there's a phone call for you
    2. to the advantage of: I only did it for you
    3. in the direction of: heading for the border
    4. over a span of (time or distance): working for six days, the river ran for six miles
    5. in favour of; in support of: those for the proposal, vote for me
    6. in order to get or achieve: I do it for money, he does it for pleasure, what did you do that for?
    7. appropriate to; designed to meet the needs of; meant to be used in: these kennels are for puppies
    8. in exchange for; at a cost of; to the amount of: I got it for hardly any money
    9. such as explains or results in: his reason for changing his job was not given
    10. in place of: a substitute for the injured player
    11. because of; through: she wept for pure relief
    12. with regard or consideration to the usual characteristics of: he's short for a man, it's cool for this time of year
    13. concerning; as regards: desire for money
    14. as being: we took him for the owner, I know that for a fact
    15. at a specified time: a date for the next evening
    16. to do or partake of: an appointment for supper
    17. in the duty or task of: that's for him to say
    18. to allow of: too big a job for us to handle
    19. despite; notwithstanding: she's a good wife, for all her nagging
    20. in order to preserve, retain, etc: to fight for survival
    21. as a direct equivalent to: word for word, weight for weight
    22. in order to become or enter: to go for a soldier, to train for the priesthood
    23. in recompense for: I paid for it last week, he took the punishment for his crime
    24. for itBrit informal liable for punishment or blame: you'll be for it if she catches you
    conj
    1. (coordinating) for the following reason; because; seeing that: I couldn't stay, for the area was violent
    Etymology: Old English; related to Old Norse fyr for, Old High German fora before, Latin per through, prō before, Greek pro before, in front
    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    for- prefix
    1. indicating rejection or prohibition: forbear, forbid
    2. indicating falsity or wrongness: forswear
    3. used to give intensive force: forgive, forlorn
    Etymology: Old English for-; related to German ver-, Latin per-, Greek peri-
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