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  Dictionary Definition of this

this
pronoun and adjective, plural these ; adverb

-- pronoun
1. a demonstrative pronoun used to indicate: a. a person, thing, idea, etc., as pointed out, present, or near, as before mentioned or supposed to be understood, as about to be mentioned, or by way of emphasis. b. one of two or more persons, things, etc., already mentioned, referring to the one nearer in place, time, or thought. c. one of two or more persons, things, etc., already mentioned, implying contradistinction (opposed to that ).
-- adjective
2. a demonstrative adjective used to indicate: a. a person, place, thing, idea, etc., as pointed out, present, or near, before mentioned, supposed to be understood, or by way of emphasis. b. one of two or more persons, things, etc., already mentioned, referring to one nearer in place, time, or thought. c. one of two or more persons, things, etc., already mentioned, implying contradistinction (opposed to that ).
-- adverb
3. an adverb used with adjectives and adverbs of quantity or extent: this much.
-- phrase
4. with this, hereupon; immediately after this.
[ME and OE, c. G dies ]