Definitions and Synonyms of preposition | Another word for preposition | What is preposition?
Definition 1: a function word that combines with a noun or pronoun or noun phrase to form a prepositional phrase that can have an adverbial or adjectival relation to some other word - [noun denoting communication]
(preposition is a kind of ...) a word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning
Definition 2: (linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached) - [noun denoting communication]
(preposition is a kind of ...) an item on a list or in a sequence
"in the second place""moved from third to fifth position"