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Noun, Adjective, Adverb, Preposition


Noun in has 3 senses

Adjective in has 3 senses

Adverbial in has 1 sense


inprep. [AS. in; akin to D. & G. in, Icel. ī, Sw. & Dan. i, OIr. & L. in, Gr. 'en. In-, Inn.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "The babe lying in a manger."  [1913 Webster]
    "Thy sun sets weeping in the lowly west."  [1913 Webster]
    "Situated in the forty-first degree of latitude."  [1913 Webster]
    "Matter for censure in every page."  [1913 Webster]
  •  With reference to space or place; as, he lives in Boston; he traveled in Italy; castles in the air.  [1913 Webster]
    "Wrapt in sweet sounds, as in bright veils."  [1913 Webster]
  •  With reference to circumstances or conditions; as, he is in difficulties; she stood in a blaze of light.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "Nine in ten of those who enter the ministry."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "When shall we three meet again,
    In thunder, lightning, or in rain?
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  With reference to physical surrounding, personal states, etc., abstractly denoted; as, I am in doubt; the room is in darkness; to live in fear.  [1913 Webster]
    "Sounds inharmonious in themselves, and harsh."  [1913 Webster]
  •  With reference to character, reach, scope, or influence considered as establishing a limitation; as, to be in one's favor.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "He would not plunge his brother in despair."  [1913 Webster]
    "She had no jewels to deposit in their caskets."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  With reference to a limit of time; as, in an hour; it happened in the last century; in all my life.  [1913 Webster]
In as much as, or Inasmuch as, in the degree that; in like manner as; in consideration that; because that; since. See Synonym of Because, and cf. For as much as, under For, prep. -- In that, because; for the reason that. “Some things they do in that they are men . . . ; some things in that they are men misled and blinded with error.” Hooker. -- In the name of, in behalf of; on the part of; by authority; as, it was done in the name of the people; -- often used in invocation, swearing, praying, and the like. -- To be in for it. (a) To be in favor of a thing; to be committed to a course. (b) To be unable to escape from a danger, penalty, etc. [Colloq.] -- To be in with or To keep in with. (a) To be close or near; as, to keep a ship in with the land. (b) To be on terms of friendship, familiarity, or intimacy with; to secure and retain the favor of. [Colloq.]
Syn. -- Into; within; on; at. See At.
  •  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).  [1913 Webster]
    "Their vacation . . . falls in so pat with ours."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  Burrill.  [1913 Webster]
In and in breeding. See under Breeding. -- In and out (Naut.), through and through; -- said of a through bolt in a ship's side. Knight. -- To be in, to be at home; as, Mrs. A. is in. -- To come in. See under Come.
  •  One who is in office; -- the opposite of out.  [1913 Webster]
    "[Usually in the plural.]"
  •  A reëntrant angle; a nook or corner.  [1913 Webster]
    "All the ins and outs of this neighborhood."  [1913 Webster]
Ins and outs, (a) nooks and corners; twists and turns. (b) the peculiarities or technicalities (of a subject); intricacies; details; -- used with of; as, he knew the ins and outs of the Washington power scene.
inv. t. 
     To inclose; to take in; to harvest.  [1913 Webster]
    "He that ears my land spares my team and gives me leave to in the crop."  [1913 Webster]


in, abbr. US Indiana (in official postal use).

in, symb. Chem. the element indium.

in, prep., adv., & adj.
1 expressing inclusion or position within limits of space, time, circumstance, etc. (in England; in bed; in the rain).
2 during the time of (in the night; in 1989).
3 within the time of (will be back in two hours).
4 a with respect to (blind in one eye; good in parts). b as a kind of (the latest thing in luxury).
5 as a proportionate part of (one in three failed; a gradient of one in six).
6 with the form or arrangement of (packed in tens; falling in folds).
7 as a member of (in the army).
8 concerned with (is in politics).
9 as or regarding the content of (there is something in what you say).
10 within the ability of (does he have it in him?).
11 having the condition of; affected by (in bad health; in danger).
12 having as a purpose (in search of; in reply to).
13 by means of or using as material (drawn in pencil; modelled in bronze).
14 a using as the language of expression (written in French). b (of music) having as its key (symphony in C).
15 (of a word) having as a beginning or ending (words in un-).
16 wearing as dress (in blue; in a suit).
17 with the identity of (found a friend in Mary).
18 (of an animal) pregnant with (in calf).
19 into (with a verb of motion or change: put it in the box; cut it in two).
20 introducing an indirect object after a verb (believe in; engage in; share in).
21 forming adverbial phrases (in any case; in reality; in short).
--adv. expressing position within limits, or motion to such a position:
1 into a room, house, etc. (come in).
2 at home, in one's office, etc. (is not in).
3 so as to be enclosed or confined (locked in).
4 in a publication (is the advertisement in?).
5 in or to the inward side (rub it in).
6 a in fashion, season, or office (long skirts are in; strawberries are not yet in). b elected (the Democrat got in).
7 exerting favourable action or influence (their luck was in).
8 Cricket (of a player or side) batting.
9 (of transport) at the platform etc. (the train is in).
10 (of a season, harvest, order, etc.) having arrived or been received.
11 Brit. (of a fire) continuing to burn.
12 denoting effective action (join in).
13 (of the tide) at the highest point.
14 (in comb.) colloq. denoting prolonged or concerted action, esp. by large numbers (sit-in; teach-in).
1 internal; living in; inside (in-patient).
2 fashionable, esoteric (the in thing to do).
3 confined to or shared by a group of people (in-joke).

in all see ALL. in at present at; contributing to (in at the kill). in between see BETWEEN adv. in-between attrib.adj. colloq. intermediate (at an in-between stage). in for
1 about to undergo (esp. something unpleasant).
2 competing in or for.
3 involved in; committed to. in on sharing in; privy to (a secret etc.). ins and outs (often foll. by of) all the details (of a procedure etc.). in so far as see FAR. in that because; in so far as. in with on good terms with.
OE in, inn, orig. as adv. with verbs of motion



a la mode, access, adit, advanced, air lock, among, an in, approach, at, avant-garde, by, chic, clout, contemporary, corridor, drag, entering, entrance, entranceway, entree, entry, entryway, far out, fashionable, favor, favorable regard, fellow feeling, forward-looking, friendly relations, from, gangplank, gangway, good graces, good terms, good understanding, goodwill, hall, harmony, herein, in favor, in with, inbound, incoming, inflooding, inflowing, influence, ingoing, ingress, ingressive, inlet, inpouring, inside, inside of, intake, into, intrusive, invasive, inward, inward-bound, inwardly, inwards, irruptive, means of access, mod, modern, modernistic, modernized, modish, mutual regard, near, newfashioned, next to, now, on, on good terms, on speaking terms, open arms, open door, opening, passage, passageway, present-day, present-time, progressive, rapport, regard, respect, streamlined, swank, swish, sympathy, therein, to, toward, trendy, twentieth-century, ultra-ultra, ultramodern, up-to-date, up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, vestibule, way, way in, way out, with, with-it, within




N habit, habitude, assuetude, assuefaction, wont, run, way, common state of things, general state of things, natural state of things, ordinary state of things, ordinary course of things, ordinary run of things, matter of course, beaten path, beaten track, beaten ground, prescription, custom, use, usage, immemorial usage, practice, prevalence, observance, conventionalism, conventionality, mode, fashion, vogue, etiquette, order of the day, cry, conformity, consuetude, dustoor, one's old way, old school, veteris vestigia flammae, laudator temporis acti, rule, standing order, precedent, routine, red-tape, red-tapism, pipe clay, rut, groove, cacoethes, bad habit, confirmed habit, inveterate habit, intrinsic habit, addiction, trick, training, seasoning, second nature, acclimatization, knack, habitual, accustomary, prescriptive, accustomed, of daily occurrence, of everyday occurrence, consuetudinary, wonted, usual, general, ordinary, common, frequent, everyday, household, garden variety, jog, trot, well-trodden, well-known, familiar, vernacular, trite, commonplace, conventional, regular, set, stock, established, stereotyped, prevailing, prevalent, current, received, acknowledged, recognized, accredited, of course, admitted, understood, conformable, according to use, according to custom, according to routine, in vogue, in fashion, in, with it, fashionable, wont, used to, given to, addicted to, attuned to, habituated, in the habit of, habitue, at home in, seasoned, imbued with, devoted to, wedded to, hackneyed, fixed, rooted, deep-rooted, ingrafted, permanent, inveterate, besetting, naturalized, ingrained, habitually, always, as usual, as is one's wont, as things go, as the world goes, as the sparks fly upwards, more suo, more solito, ex more, as a rule, for the most part, usually, generally, typically, most often, most frequently, cela s'entend, abeunt studia in mores, adeo in teneris consuescere multum est, consuetudo quasi altera natura, hoc erat in more majorum, How use doth breed a habit in a man!, magna est vis consuetudinis, morent fecerat usus.


N newness, novelty, recency, immaturity, youth, gloss of novelty, innovation, renovation, modernism, mushroom, parvenu, latest fashion, new, novel, recent, fresh, green, young, evergreen, raw, immature, unsettled, yeasty, virgin, untried, unhandseled, untrodden, untrod, unbeaten, fire-new, span-new, late, modern, neoteric, hypermodern, nouveau, new-born, nascent, neonatal, new-fashioned, new-fangled, new-fledged, of yesterday, just out, brand-new, up to date, up to the minute, with it, fashionable, in fashion, in, hip, vernal, renovated, sempervirent, sempervirid, fresh as a rose, fresh as a daisy, fresh as paint, spick and span, newly, afresh, anew, lately, just now, only yesterday, the other day, latterly, of late, not long ago, a short time ago, di novello tutto par bello, nullum est jam dictum quod non dictum est prius, una scopa nuova spazza bene.


VB be pleased, feel pleasure, experience pleasure, joy, enjoy oneself, hug oneself, be in clover &c, be in elysium, tread on enchanted ground, fall into raptures, go into raptures, feel at home, breathe freely, bask in the sunshine, be pleased with, receive pleasure, derive pleasure, from, take pleasure, in, delight in, rejoice in, indulge in, luxuriate in, gloat over, enjoy, relish, like, love, take to, take a fancy to, have a liking for, enter into the spirit of, take in good part, treat oneself to, solace oneself with.


N fashion, style, ton, bon ton, society, good society, polite society, monde, drawing-room, civilized life, civilization, town, beau monde, high life, court, world, fashionable world, gay world, Vanity Fair, show, manners, breeding, air, demeanor, savoir faire, gentlemanliness, gentility, decorum, propriety, biens_eance, conventions of society, Mrs, Grundy, punctilio, form, formality, etiquette, point of etiquette, dress, custom, mode, vogue, go, rage, prevailing taste, fad, trend, bandwagon, furore, thing, in thing, craze, chic, last word, man of fashion, woman of fashion, man of the world, woman of the world, height of fashion, pink of fashion, star of fashion, glass of fashion, leader of fashion, arbiter elegantiarum, the beautiful people, the fashion set, upper ten thousand, elite, smart set, the four hundred, in crowd, fashionable, in fashion, a la mode, comme il faut, admitted in society, admissible in society, presentable, conventional, genteel, well-bred, well mannered, well behaved, well spoken, gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, ladylike, civil, polite, polished, refined, thoroughbred, courtly, distingue, unembarrassed, degage, janty, jaunty, dashing, fast, modish, stylish, chic, trendy, recherche, newfangled, all the rage, all the go, with it, in, faddish, in court, in full dress, in evening dress, en grande tenue, fashionably, for fashion's sake, a la francaise, a la parisienne, a l' anglaise, a l' americaine, autre temps autre mauers, chaque pays a sa guise.


N interiority, inside, interior, interspace, subsoil, substratum, intrados, contents, substance, pith, marrow, backbone, heart, bosom, breast, abdomen, vitals, viscera, entrails, bowels, belly, intestines, guts, chitterings, womb, lap, penetralia, recesses, innermost recesses, cave, interior, internal, inner, inside, inward, intraregarding, inmost, innermost, deep seated, gut, intestine, intestinal, inland, subcutaneous, abdominal, coeliac, endomorphic, interstitial, inwrought, inclosed, home, domestic, indoor, intramural, vernacular, endemic, internally, inwards, within, in, inly, here in, there in, where in, ab intra, withinside, in doors, within doors, at home, in the bosom of one's family.


VB insert, introduce, intromit, put into, run into, import, inject, interject, infuse, instill, inoculate, impregnate, imbue, imbrue, graft, ingraft, bud, plant, implant, dovetail, obtrude, thrust in, stick in, ram in, stuff in, tuck in, press, in, drive in, pop in, whip in, drop in, put in, impact, empierce, imbed, immerse, immerge, merge, bathe, soak, dip, plunge, bury, insert itself, lodge itself, plunge in medias res.

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N thought, exercitation of the intellect, exercise of the intellect, intellection, reflection, cogitation, consideration, meditation, study, lucubration, speculation, deliberation, pondering, head work, brain work, cerebration, deep reflection, close study, application, abstract thought, abstraction contemplation, musing, brown study, reverie, Platonism, depth of thought, workings of the mind, thoughts, inmost thoughts, self-counsel self-communing, self- consultation, philosophy of the Absolute, philosophy of the Academy, philosophy of the Garden, philosophy of the lyceum, philosophy of the Porch, association of thought, succession of thought, flow of thought, train of thought, current of thought, association of ideas, succession of ideas, flow of ideas, train of ideas, current of ideas, after thought, mature thought, reconsideration, second thoughts, retrospection, excogitation, examination, invention, thoughtfulness, thinking, thoughtful, pensive, meditative, reflective, museful, wistful, contemplative, speculative, deliberative, studious, sedate, introspective, Platonic, philosophical, lost in thought, deep musing, in the mind, under consideration, all things considered, the mind being on the stretch, the mind turning upon, the head turning upon, the mind running upon, divinely, bent to meditation, en toute chose il faut considerer la fin, fresh- pluckt from bowers of never-failing thought, go speed the stars of Thought, in maiden meditation fancy-free, so sweet is zealous contemplation, the power of thought is the magic of the Mind, those that think must govern those that toil, thought is parent of the deed, thoughts in attitudes imperious, thoughts that breathe and words that burn, vivere est cogitare, Volk der Dichter und Denker.

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