What is the meaning of The?

  • (adv.) By that; by how much; by so much; on that account; -- used before comparatives; as, the longer we continue in sin, the more difficult it is to reform.
  • (v.i.) See Thee.
  • (definitearticle.) A word placed before nouns to limit or individualize their meaning.
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APAWebster's. (2011). The. Retrieved October 16, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/the/definitions/2071767
ChicagoWebster's. 2011. "The" http://smartdefine.org/the/definitions/2071767 (accessed October 16, 2018).
HarvardWebster's 2011, The, Smart Define, viewed 16 October, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/the/definitions/2071767>.
MLAWebster's. "The" 27 May 2011. Web. 16 October 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/the/definitions/2071767>