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Python Keywords


Python has a set of keywords that are reserved words that cannot be used as variable names, function names, or any other identifiers:

Method Description
andA logical operator
asTo create an alias
assertFor debugging
breakTo break out of a loop
classTo define a class
continueTo continue to the next iteration of a loop
defTo define a function
delTo delete an object
elifUsed in conditional statements, same as else if
elseUsed in conditional statements
exceptUsed with exceptions, what to do when an exception occurs
FalseBoolean value, result of comparison operations
finallyUsed with exceptions, a block of code that will be executed no matter if there is an exception or not
forTo create a for loop
fromTo import specific parts of a module
globalTo declare a global varriable
ifTo make a conditional statement
importTo import a module
inTo check if a value is present in a list, tuple, etc.
isTo test if two variables are equal
lambdaTo create an anonymous function
NoneRepresents a null value
nonlocalTo declare a non-local variable
notA logical operator
orA logical operator
passA null statement, a statement that will do nothing
raiseTo raise an exception
returnTo exit a function and return a value
TrueBoolean value, result of comparison operations
tryTo make a try...except statement
whileTo create a while loop
withUsed to simplify exception handling
yieldTo end a function, returns a generator