Etymology

1. between

adverb. ['bɪˈtwiːn, biːˈtwiːn'] in the interval.

Etymology

  • betwene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • betweonan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Between

  • nitrosomine
  • trampoline
  • mujahideen
  • mujahedeen
  • bodenstein
  • valentin
  • unforeseen
  • sunscreen
  • submachine
  • seventeen
  • reconvene
  • propylene
  • poliquin
  • peloquin
  • norma-jean
  • marroquin
  • geraldine
  • circumvene
  • bornstein
  • benyamin
  • barentine
  • aquamarine
  • wolverine
  • thomasine
  • tangerine
  • tambourine
  • submarine
  • st_jean
  • smithereen
  • sixteen

How do you pronounce between?

Pronounce between as bɪtˈwin.

US - How to pronounce between in American English

UK - How to pronounce between in British English

How do you spell between? Is it vetween ?

A common misspelling of between is vetween

Example sentences of the word between


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Make sure the tab on the brake line is between the two protrusions on the caliper.

Quotes containing the word between


1. Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
- Oscar Wilde

2. Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.
- Clive Bell

3. Between the fear that something would happen and the hope that still it wouldn't, there is much more space than one thinks. On that narrow, hard, bare and dark space a lot of us spend their lives.
- Ivo Andric

2. in-between

adjective. being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series.

Synonyms

  • mediate
  • intermediate

Antonyms

  • peripheral
  • end
  • beginning

3. go-between

noun. a negotiator who acts as a link between parties.

Synonyms

  • translator
  • negotiant
  • intercessor
  • intermediary
  • mediatrix
  • pacifier
  • intermediator
  • matchmaker
  • marriage broker
  • negotiator
  • reconciler
  • mediator
  • matcher
  • second hand
  • conciliator
  • diplomat
  • harmoniser
  • make-peace
  • interpreter
  • harmonizer
  • moderator
  • treater

4. between

adverb. ['bɪˈtwiːn, biːˈtwiːn'] in between.

Etymology

  • betwene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • betweonan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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