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English

in

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English in

Preposition

in

  1. Contained by.
    The dog is in the kennel.
  2. Surrounded by.
    We are in the enemy camp.
    Her plane is in the air.
  3. Part of; a member of.
    One in a million.
  4. Pertaining to (that particular thing).
    He has passed in English.
  5. After a period of time.
    They said they would call us in a week.
  6. By virtue of; by means of
    In replacing the faucet washers, he felt he was making his contribution to the environment.
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Translations
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Etymology 2

Old English inne

Adverb

in (not comparable)
  1. Located indoors, especially: at home or the office and available for conversation.
    Is Mr. Smith in?
  2. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
    Suddenly a strange man walked in.
  3. (sports) Still eligible to play, e.g. able to bat in cricket and baseball.
    He went for the wild toss but wasn't able to stay in.
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Noun

Singular
in

Plural
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in ({{{1}}})
  1. A position of power or a way to get it.
    His parents got him an in with the company
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting
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Antonyms

Dutch

Pronunciation

Preposition

in

  1. in; expressing containment.
    De geest in de fles — the genie in the bottle

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Antonyms

Derived terms

Postposition

in

  1. into
    • De jongen rende het huis in. — The boy ran into the house.

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German

Pronunciation

Preposition

in [[Category:Template:lang:de prepositions|in]]

  1. (in + dative) in; within; at; contained by
    Es ist im Haus. - "It is in the house."
  2. (in + dative) pertaining to
  3. (in + accusative) into
    Er geht ins Haus. - "He goes into the house."

Usage notes

The preposition in is used with accusative case if the verb shows movement from one place to another, whereas it is used with dative case if the verb shows location.

Derived terms


Interlingua

Preposition

in

  1. in

Italian

Pronunciation

Preposition

in

  1. in
  2. to
  3. into
  4. by

Usage notes

When followed by a definite article, in is combined with the article to give the following combined forms:

In + articleCombined form
in + ilnel
in + lonello
in + l'nell'
in + inei
in + glinegli
in + lanella
in + lenelle

Japanese

Noun

in (hiragana いん)

  1. : member
  2. : cause
  3. : rhyme

Latin

Preposition

in (+ ablative)

  1. in, at, on (space)
  2. within (time)

Preposition

in (+ accusative)

  1. into
  2. about
  3. according to

Derived terms


Min Nan

simpl. and trad.
亻因

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ in˥˥ ]

Pronoun

in (POJ, traditional and simplified 亻因)

  1. they
  2. their
  3. them

Usage notes

  • 亻因 should actually be written as a single character, but it is not included in the list of displayable characters.

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Old English

Etymology

Common Germanic *in, whence also Old High German in, Old Norse í

Preposition

in

  1. in

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *in, whence also Old English in, Old Norse í

Preposition

in

  1. in

Romanian

Etymology

Latin linum

Noun

in n. (plural inuri)

  1. flax

Declension



Romansch

Article

in m. (feminine ina)

  1. (cardinal) a, an

Number

in m. (feminine ina)

  1. (cardinal) one

Slovene

Conjunction

in

  1. and

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adverb

in

  1. into, the direction "from out to in"

Antonyms

See also


Volapük

Preposition

in

  1. in

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