com

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English[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

com

  1. Committee.
  2. Communication.
  3. (Internet) Commercial as in .com (the most known Internet TLD).

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal com, from Vulgar Latin *quomo, from classical Latin quomōdo. Cognate with Spanish como. See also French comme and Italian come.

Adverb[edit]

com

  1. (interrogative) how
  2. like
  3. (in comparisons, tan ... com) as ... as

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

com

  1. rafsi of co'e.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

com

  1. first-person singular present of kśěś

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cōm

  1. first-person preterite of cuman
  2. third-person preterite of cuman

Old Provençal[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *quomo, from classical Latin quomōdo. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French con, cum, etc.

Conjunction[edit]

com

  1. like; as

Adverb[edit]

com

  1. how (in what fashion)

Descendants[edit]

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • c (abbreviation)
  • cum (eye dialect)
  • (obsolete, abbreviation)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese con, from Latin cum(with), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm(next to, at, with, along).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

com

  1. with; against
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 282:
      Tenho coisas mais importantes a discutir com você hoje à noite.
      I have more important things to discuss with you tonight.
    Lutamos com os nosso inimigos.
    We fight [against] our enemies.
  2. with; alongside; together with (in the company of)
    Lutamos com os nosso amigos.
    We fight alongside our friends.
  3. with (as a part or accessory of)
    Compramos uma casa com uma garagem e com dois andares.
    We bought a house with a garage and with two storeys.
  4. with (in support of)
    Quero saber se meus amigos estão comigo.
    I want to know whether my friend are with me.
  5. with; using (by means of)
    Escrevi o artigo com um lápis.
    I wrote the article with a pencil.
  6. with (as a consequence of)
    Com a falência da fábrica, ficamos desempregados.
    With the bankruptcy of the factory, we ended up unemployed.
  7. with; having
    Estou com a pior dor de cabeça que o mundo já viu.
    I have the worst headache the world has ever seen.

Usage notes[edit]

The following com + prepositional pronoun phrases have mandatory contractions:

The following are mandatory except when the phrase is qualified by an adjective phrase, such as mesmos or todos:

Com + article contraction are considered very colloquial and are not used in serious writing, but are common in speech:

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:com.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

com m ‎(genitive singular cuim, plural cuim)

  1. bosom, breast, chest
  2. trunk (body)
  3. stomach

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Wari'[edit]

Noun[edit]

com

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Daniel Everett & Barbara Kern (1997), Wari': the Pacaas Novos language of western Brazil (London: Routledge)