One-Word Prepositions (Glossary of English Prepositions)

Common One-Word Prepositions

Below is a list of common One-Word Prepositions used in the English language, along with their meanings, usage and examples.

 

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A

  • Aboard
  • About
  • Above
  • Abroad
  • Across
  • Afoot
  • After
  • Against
  • Along
  • Alongside
  • Amid (Amidst)
  • Among (Amongst)
  • Anti
  • Around
  • As
  • Astride
  • At
  • Atop

 

B

  • Bar
  • Barring
  • Before
  • Behind
  • Below
  • Beneath
  • Beside
  • Besides
  • Between
  • Beyond
  • But
  • By

 

C

  • Circa
  • Concerning
  • Considering
  • Counting
  • Cum

 

D

  • Despite
  • Down
  • During

 

E

  • Except
  • Excepting
  • Excluding

 

F

  • Following
  • For
  • From

 

G

  • Given
  • Gone

 

H

 

I

  • In
  • Including
  • Inside
  • Intro

 

J

 

K

 

L

  • Less
  • Like

 

M

  • Minus

 

N

  • Near
  • Notwithstanding

 

O

  • Of
  • Off
  • On
  • Onto
  • Opposite
  • Outside
  • Over

 

P

  • Past
  • Pending
  • Per
  • Plus
  • Pro

 

R

  • Re
  • Regarding
  • Respecting
  • Round

 

S

  • Save
  • Saving
  • Since

 

T

  • Than
  • Through
  • Thru
  • Throughout
  • ’til
  • To
  • Touching
  • Toward / Towards

 

U

  • Under
  • Underneath
  • Unlike
  • Until
  • Up
  • Upon

 

V

  • Versus
  • Via

 

W

  • With
  • Within
  • Without
  • Worth

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