Part of speech: preposition

Because of; on account of; with a view to; in behalf of; in place of; in honor of; by the name of.

Part of speech: conjunction

Seeing that; since; because.

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Usage examples "for":

  1. No courtin', for I won't have it. - "The Man with a Shadow", George Manville Fenn.
  2. For I am not. - "Foes", Mary Johnston.
  3. She did not see him, and it was well for him that she did not. - "Among the Pond People", Clara Dillingham Pierson.