Definitions of between

  1. in the interval; " dancing all the dances with little rest between"
  2. in between; " two houses with a tree between"
  3. In the space which separates; betwixt; as, New York is between Boston and Philadelphia.
  4. Used in expressing motion from one body or place to another; from one to another of two.
  5. Belonging in common to two; shared by both.
  6. Belonging to, or participated in by, two, and involving reciprocal action or affecting their mutual relation; as, opposition between science and religion.
  7. With relation to two, as involved in an act or attribute of which another is the agent or subject; as, to judge between or to choose between courses; to distinguish between you and me; to mediate between nations.
  8. In intermediate relation to, in respect to time, quantity, or degree; as, between nine and ten o'clock.
  9. Intermediate time or space; interval.
  10. In the space or time which separates; as, the distance between Washington and Philadelphia; from one to another of; shared in common; with relation to both of; as, to choose between good and evil.
  11. In the middle of two; from one to another; common to two.
  12. In the interval; at intervals.
  13. In the space which separates; intermediate in relation to; with relation to both of; common to.
  14. In the intermediate space of; from one to another; belonging to two or more; having mutual relation to two or more; noting difference or discrimination of one from another.
  15. A needle between a sharp and a blunt.
  16. In the middle; from one to another; nothing difference or distinction of one from another : between decks, among seamen, the space contained between two decks.

Antonyms for between

outside, Without, beyond.

Quotes of between

  1. The essence of morality is a questioning about morality; and the decisive move of human life is to use ceaselessly all light to look for the origin of the opposition between good and evil. – Georges Bataille
  2. A dialogue among civilizations can be seen as a dialogue between the individual and the universal. – Abdelaziz Bouteflika
  3. Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands. – Jeff Cooper
  4. I spent a lot of time between bars like this. – Tammy Duckworth
  5. Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty. – George Eliot
  6. I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys. – Marvin Gaye
  7. Past conference topics have included strengthening the role of fathers in children's lives, the impact of the media culture on children, the delicate balance between work and family, and family involvement in education. – Tipper Gore
  8. The Web is now philosophical engineering. Physics and the Web are both about the relationship between the small and the large. – Tim Berners Lee
  9. Britain's most useful role is somewhere between bee and dinosaur. – Harold MacMillan
  10. Furthermore, there is absolutely no contradiction between the separate organizations of revolutionary vanguard militants and their participation in the mass organizations of the working class. – Ernest Mandel
  11. First of all, I think the Saudis are deeply concerned about the collapse of negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians and the resumption of conflict. – Brent Scowcroft
  12. The seeming antagonism between capital and labor is the result of deceptive appearance. – Leland Stanford
  13. There was no division I could see between the essential teaching of all Prophets and wise men of religion. – Cat Stevens
  14. There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done. – Johnny Unitas
  15. That is because the conflict with al Qaeda is not governed by the Geneva Conventions, which applies only to international conflicts between states that have signed them. – John Yoo

Usage examples for between

  1. You come between us, sir, because I have no money? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. I'm afraid my brother and sister- in- law were not kind to her, and nothing can ever be the same between us again because of that. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  3. He was glad when he shut the door between him and her father. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  4. Between men, such things can be put bruskly. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  5. The question was asked and answered between their eyes. – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  6. We had just nothing between us, and nobody to give us anything. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  7. Yet I fear there wasn't much love lost between us. – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  8. There is nothing between them? – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  9. Little more passed between us. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  10. What passed between them is not known. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  11. " 'Twas all over between us," said she. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  12. Something always seems to stand between us. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  13. It was to try and make it up between them that I called on that night." – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  14. " Only thing, I wish I could get some sleep, in between – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  15. What need for anything between us? – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  16. What makes the difference between the two? – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  17. You must choose between the two. – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney
  18. There is a difference between you and Trullya, Mootie! – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  19. Had another heart Come in between us? – The Feast of the Virgins and Other Poems by H. L. Gordon
  20. However, the less said between you and me the better. – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume

Rhymes for between