see also: ME, Me
Pronunciation Pronoun
  1. As the direct object of a verb.
    Can you hear me?
  2. (obsolete, proscribed) Myself; as a reflexive direct object of a verb.
  3. As the object of a preposition.
    Come with me.
  4. As the indirect object of a verb.
    He gave me this.
  5. (US, colloquial, proscribed) Myself; as a reflexive indirect object of a verb; the ethical dative.
  6. As the complement of the copula (be or is).
    It wasn't me.
  7. (colloquial, with and, proscribed) As the subject of a verb.
    Me and my friends played a game.
  8. (nonstandard, not with and) As the subject of a verb.
  • (subject of a verb) I; my ass (vulgar or slang)
  • (complement of the copula) I
  • (indirect object) us (Australia)
  • (marking ownership) my; mine (archaic)
  1. (UK regional, British, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, colloquial) Alternative form of my#English|my
Proper noun
  1. Abbreviation of Maine#English|Maine, a state of the United States of America.
  2. (linguistics) Initialism of Middle English
  3. Initialism of Montreal Exchange, a futures and derivatives exchange (formerly also a stock exchange)


  1. Initialism of master of engineering
  2. Initialism of medical examiner
    • 1939, Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep, Penguin 2011, p. 52:
      The little M.E.’s man nodded, picked his bag off the deck and went back up the steps to the pier.
  3. Initialism of myalgic encephalomyelitis
  4. (aerospace) Initialism of main engine
  • (master of engineering) M. Eng., M.Eng., M.Eng, MEng, MASc, M.A.Sc., M. A. Sc.
Related terms
  • (main engine) SE
  • (master of engineering) BE


me (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) Abbreviation of methyl#English|methyl.
  1. Alternative letter-case form of me often used when speaking as God or another important figure who is understood from context.

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