from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- pro. Used as the direct object of a verb: We saw them at the conference.
- pro. Used as the indirect object of a verb: We gave them a round of applause.
- pro. Used as the object of a preposition: This letter is addressed to them.
- pro. Informal Used as a predicate nominative: It's them. See Usage Notes at be, I1.
- pro. Nonstandard They: "Them's the kind I like.” ( American Dialect Dictionary).
- pro. Nonstandard Used reflexively as the indirect object of a verb: They ought to get them a new place to live. See Note at me.
- adj. Nonstandard Those: "Them dogs will find the end of them footprints before ten o'clock” ( William Faulkner).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- pro. Third personal plural pronoun used after a preposition or as the object of a verb.
- pro. Third person singular pronoun of indeterminate or irrelevant gender
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v.
- pro. The objective case of they. See they.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See they.
Middle English, from Old Norse theim and Old English thǣm.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)