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1. in

adverb. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] to or toward the inside of.

Synonyms

  • inward

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • recede

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with In

  • vanryn
  • mcglynn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • kaylynn
  • emlyn
  • boleyn
  • when
  • prynne
  • gwynne
  • gwynn
  • gwyn
  • glynn
  • glyn
  • flynn
  • bryn
  • wynne
  • wynn
  • syn
  • rihn
  • qian
  • mihn
  • lynne
  • lynn
  • lyn
  • kihn
  • gyn
  • bihn
  • been

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A common misspelling of in is iin

Example sentences of the word in


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Check to see if the box is clean and in a location that the cat can get to.

Quotes containing the word in


1. In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
- Robert Frost

2. The story so far:In the beginning the Universe was created.This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
- Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

3. In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
- Miguel de Cervantes

2. in-fighting

noun. conflict between members of the same organization (usually concealed from outsiders).

Synonyms

  • scrap
  • fighting
  • fight

3. in-person

adjective. an appearance carried out personally in someone else's physical presence.

Synonyms

  • in the flesh

Antonyms

  • public
  • objective

4. built-in

adjective. ['ˈbɪlˌtɪn'] existing as an essential constituent or characteristic.

Synonyms

  • inbuilt
  • integral
  • constitutional
  • intrinsical
  • intrinsic

Antonyms

  • explicit
  • fractional
  • inessential
  • alienable

5. fill-in

noun. someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult).

Synonyms

  • backup man
  • double
  • locum tenens
  • peer
  • match
  • stand-in
  • reliever
  • alternate
  • surrogate
  • substitute
  • stunt woman
  • stunt man
  • compeer
  • equal
  • relief
  • locum
  • replacement

Antonyms

  • single
  • malfunction
  • straighten
  • unequivocal

6. tie-in

noun. a fastener that serves to join or connect.

Synonyms

  • fixing
  • fastening
  • link
  • holdfast
  • bridge
  • linkup
  • fastener
  • nosepiece

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • disconnect

7. tongue-in-cheek

adjective. cleverly amusing in tone.

Synonyms

  • bantering
  • humourous
  • facetious

Antonyms

  • displeasing
  • unfunny
  • sobersided
  • unhumorous

8. in

noun. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot.

Synonyms

  • foot
  • ft
  • em
  • ligne
  • mil
  • mesh
  • inch
  • linear unit
  • pica em
  • pica

Antonyms

  • outwardness
  • styleless
  • unpopular
  • past

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. in

adjective. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] directed or bound inward.

Antonyms

  • head

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. in

adjective. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] currently fashionable.

Synonyms

  • fashionable

Antonyms

  • ride
  • subtract

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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