Definitions of in

  1.   a rare soft silvery metallic element occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
  2.   a state in midwestern United States
  3.   informal the in thing to do large shoulder pads are in
  4.   inside an enclosed space
  5.   to or toward the inside of come in smash in the door
  6.   inside e g an organization used as a combining form an in house editor in home nursing programs
  7.   directed or bound inward took the in bus the in basket
  8.   holding office the in party
  9.   not out it's ten o'clock and the children are in the tide is in
  10.   a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
  11.   currently fashionable the in thing to do large shoulder pads are in
  12.   The specific signification of in is situation or place with respect to surrounding environment encompassment etc It is used with verbs signifying being resting or moving within limits or within circumstances or conditions of any kind conceived of as limiting confining or investing either wholly or in part In its different applications it approaches some of the meanings of and sometimes is interchangeable with within into on at of and among
  13.   With reference to space or place as he lives in Boston he traveled in Italy castles in the air
  14.   With reference to circumstances or conditions as he is in difficulties she stood in a blaze of light
  15.   With reference to a whole which includes or comprises the part spoken of as the first in his family the first regiment in the army
  16.   With reference to physical surrounding personal states etc abstractly denoted as I am in doubt the room is in darkness to live in fear
  17.   With reference to character reach scope or influence considered as establishing a limitation as to be in one's favor
  18.   With reference to a limit of time as in an hour it happened in the last century in all my life
  19.   Not out within inside In the preposition becomes an adverb by omission of its object leaving it as the representative of an adverbial phrase the context indicating what the omitted object is as he takes in the situation i e he comprehends it in his mind the Republicans were in i e in office in at one ear and out at the other i e in or into the head his side was in i e in the turn at the bat he came in i e into the house
  20.   A reentrant angle a nook or corner
  21.   To inclose to take in to harvest
  22.   A prefix from Eng prep in also from Lat prep in meaning in into on among as inbred inborn inroad incline inject intrude In words from the Latin in regularly becomes il before l ir before r and im before a labial as illusion irruption imblue immigrate impart In is sometimes used with an simple intensive force
  23.   An inseparable prefix or particle meaning not non un as inactive incapable inapt In regularly becomes il before l ir before r and im before a labial
  24.   Within
  25.   An inseparable prefix or particle meaning not non un as inactive incapable inapt regularly becomes il before l ir before r and im before a labial
  26.   With reference to movement or tendency toward a certain limit or environment sometimes equivalent to into as to put seed in the ground to fall in love to end in death to put our trust in God
  27.   With privilege or possession used to denote a holding possession or seisin as in by descent in by purchase in of the seisin of her husband
  28.   One who is in office the opposite of out
  29.   Shows physical surrounding as clothed in purple lost in the night denotes being surrounded by activities interests etc as in business in trouble in work up to his ears signifies within a state or condition as still in death in wintertime indicates wholes as he was the most prominen man in town means within as he lies now in his tomb means into as go in the house
  30.   Indicates direction as he went in nearness or at home as my master is in position in general in relation to surroundings etc
  31.   Chemical symbol of indium
  32.   1 A prefix conveying a sense of negation un not 2 A prefix denoting in within inside 3 A prefix denoting an intensive action 4 A prefix denoting fibrous tissue or fibrin
  33.   Denotes presence or situation in place time or circumstances within during by or through
  34.   Within not out
  35.   Prefix denoting negation or absence Words compounded with it and not found below may be explained by adding not or want of to the simple word
  36.   Within during by with
  37.   A nook or corner one who or that which is in as in office
  38.   Enclosed in a place or state
  39.   Into a place or state
  40.   Close by
  41.   Denoting the object surrounded by among toward by means of
  42.   In into on as inflame
  43.   Not without un The following is a list of unimportant or self defining words with this prefix In all cases in as here used has the meaning of want or lack of freedom from not simply reversing the meaning of the main portion of the word as indecorum lack of decorum indevout not devout
  44.   A public house tavern hotel
  45.   Within not out into In the name of by authority of To be or keep in with to be or keep close or near to be or keep friendly with
  46.   Presence in place time or state within during by or through means of
  47.   A Latin prefix which assumes the form of ig il im ir and signifies in into on c in verbs and nouns and not in adjectives
  48.   Placed before an object in is used to indicate a variety of relations within inside of not outside of during as in the year by or through on account of out of as nine in ten
  49.   Within some place not out denoting entrance closely often used for into as lie will come in that is into the house used without the object being expressed as our party is in and our opponents are out that is in office and out of office in blank signed with the name only and without other significant writing in that because for the reason that ins and outs nooks and corners in the name of in behalf of on the part of a common phrase in invoking swearing or praying
  50.   In as a prefix with its forms ig il im ir signifies in into on in verbs and nouns as include to shut in incur to run into followed by l in becomes il as in illuminate to throw light on followed by b p or m in becomes im as in immure to put within walls imbibe to drink in import to carry in followed by r in becomes ir as in irrigate to let water flow on
  51.   In as a prefix with its forms ig il im ir signifies not in adjectives as incorrect not correct followed by an in becomes g which however is suppressed and in really becomes i as in ignoble not noble ignorant not knowing followed by l in becomes il as in illicit not permitted followed by p or m in becomes im as in immature not ripe imprudent not prudent followed by r in becomes ir as in irregular not according to rule

Quotes of in

  1. Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on They have no shame They're like bull elks in a field – Tori Amos
  2. I don't believe in censorship in any form – Kathryn Bigelow
  3. We live in a time today where we face fierce global competition – Erskine Bowles
  4. America has believed that in differentiation not in uniformity lies the path of progress It acted on this belief it has advanced human happiness and it has prospered – Louis D. Brandeis
  5. Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us – Andrea Dworkin
  6. In this world of doubt one thing is certain for me that I will go on writing songs up to and I hope through heavenly means or diabolical beyond the day I die – Robyn Hitchcock
  7. Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams Think not about your frustrations but about your unfulfilled potential Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in but with what it is still possible for you to do – Pope John XXIII
  8. I think it no accident that most of those emigrating to America in the 19th century identified with the Democratic Party We are a heterogeneous party made up of Americans of diverse backgrounds – Barbara Jordan
  9. The Monmouth Coffee Shop is the best place in London – Kyle MacLachlan
  10. Then when I was in grammar school I played the clarinet and then after clarinet I played the flute in college orchestra besides singing in the college chorus and things like that – Bobby McFerrin
  11. The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm – Florence Nightingale
  12. I was brought up by an Episcopalian father and Presbyterian mother in nondenominational Army chapels all over the world and never really had much religious experience – Sally Quinn
  13. Everybody who served in John Kerry's boat under his command save one has stood with him – Mark Shields
  14. You get in before sunrise and you get out after sunset and you go home eat and collapse While you're aware of the ratings you aren't prepared for the response of the fans – Parker Stevenson
  15. In the last 17 years of his working life my father was finally rewarded with having landed a great job as first a maintenance engineer and then a senior locksmith with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York – Tony Visconti

Usage examples for in

  1. You don't live in Marley do you – Two Boys and a Fortune by Matthew White, Jr.
  2. And they believe in me – A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. What is in I should know – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  4. There is no hope for us but in you – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  5. Don't go in I said – Holland, v. 1 (of 2) by Edmondo de Amicis
  6. “ I'll put it in this way then Was he in love with you – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  7. He was in the woods ” – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  8. “ There's something in it – The Woman in Black by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  9. Your people must know all about it and like me and tell me I'm nice enough if we are going on in the same old way – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  10. You are in the Right – The Toy Shop (1735) The King and the Miller of Mansfield (1737) by Robert Dodsley
  11. Why should you believe in me – Alias The Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance
  12. In course I don't how should I ” – The Red Eric by R.M. Ballantyne
  13. “ Cosmo ye ken maist aboot the guid in fowk an' I ken maist aboot the ill said Aggie ” – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  14. What did the Fosses see in him – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  15. He resteth now in Newgate ” – Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592 by Arthur Acheson
  16. Shall we let 'em in – Over the Line by Harold M. Sherman
  17. What was Dr Khayme in all this – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  18. Do you see anything in that – A Diary Without Dates by Enid Bagnold
  19. But I was told so in a letter – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  20. Oh I must have him in bed with me May – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie

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