He definition

Frequency:
His Eminence.
abbreviation
11
2
A male person or animal. Sometimes used in combination.

Is the cat a he? We saw a he-goat cross the road.

noun
10
5
Helium.
symbol
5
2
Used to refer to a person whose gender is unspecified or unknown.

Someone left his umbrella in the lobby.

pronoun
3
0
Anyone.
pronoun
3
0
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Her (or His) Excellency.
abbreviation
2
0
High explosive.
abbreviation
1
0
The man, boy, or male animal (or, sometimes, the thing regarded as male) previously mentioned: masculine personal pronoun in the third person singular: he is the nominative form, him the objective, his the possessive, and himself the reflexive and intensive; his is the possessive pronominal adjective.
pronoun
1
1
(bible) Hebrews.
abbreviation
0
0
His Eminence.
abbreviation
0
0
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Male.

He-dog.

affix
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0
(personal) Refers to a male person or animal already known or implied.
pronoun
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0
(personal) Refers to an animal whose gender is unknown.
pronoun
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0
The game of tag, or it, in which the player attempting to catch the others is called "he".
noun
0
0
(informal) A male person.

Alex totally is a he.

noun
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0
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The name of the fifth letter of many Semitic alphabets (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
noun
0
0
Her (or His) Excellency.
abbreviation
0
1
The person; the one; anyone.

He who laughs last laughs best.

pronoun
0
1
The person just mentioned.
pronoun
0
1
The fifth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ה)
noun
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1
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(personal) Refers to a person whose gender is unknown.
pronoun
0
1
Used to refer to the male person or animal previously mentioned or implied.
pronoun
6
8
A man, boy, or male animal.
noun
0
2
The fifth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
noun
7
10
High explosive.
abbreviation
5
8
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Origin of he

  • Middle English from Old English ko- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Hebrew of Phoenician origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English he, from Old English (“he”), from Proto-Germanic *hiz (“this, this one”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱe-, *ḱey- (“this, here”). Cognate with Scots he (“he”), North Frisian hi (“he”), Saterland Frisian hie (“he”), West Frisian hy (“he”), Dutch hij (“he”), German Low German he (“he”), Danish han (“he”). Related to here.

    From Wiktionary

  • Transliteration of various Semitic letters, such as Phoenician (h), Hebrew ה (h) and Syriac ܗ (h, “hē”).

    From Wiktionary