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Meaning of HIM

Pronunciation:  him

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Him\, pron.
    Them. See {Hem}. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \Him\, pron. [AS. him, dat. of h[=e]. [root]183. See {He}.]
    The objective case of he. See {He}.
    
          Him that is weak in the faith receive.   --Rom. xiv. 1.
    
          Friends who have given him the most sympathy.
                                                   --Thackeray.
    
    Note: In old English his and him were respectively the
          genitive and dative forms of it as well as of he. This
          use is now obsolete. Poetically, him is sometimes used
          with the reflexive sense of himself.
    
                I never saw but Humphrey, duke of Gloster, Did
                bear him like a noble gentleman.   --Shak.
    
    
 
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