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The word in is an English word, which may act as a preposition, an adverb or (rarely) an adjective or a noun.

IN, In or in may also stand for:

As a word

  • In, a village in the Ardabil Province, Iran
  • In Records, a record label
  • In.com, an internet access company based in India
  • In.gr, an internet access company based in Greece

As an abbreviation

Codes

India-related codes

Other codes

IN is:

Miscellaneous

  • In Nomine, a title given to any of numerous short pieces of English polyphonic instrumental or vocal music during the 16th and 17th centuries
  • Inch, unit of length, abbreviated "in" or "in."
  • Indian Navy, part of the Military of India
  • Indium (chemical symbol In), the element of atomic number 49
  • Intelligent network, a telecommunication networks architecture

Notes

  • not to be confused with ln (with the first letter being lowercase L), which is the notation of the natural logarithm

See also


Contents

The word in is an English word, which may act as a preposition, an adverb or (rarely) an adjective or a noun.

IN, In or in may also stand for:

As a word

  • In, a village in the Ardabil Province, Iran
  • In Records, a record label
  • In.com, an internet access company based in India
  • In.gr, an internet access company based in Greece

As an abbreviation

Codes

India-related codes

  • IN, the country code of Template:Country data India in several standards:
  • .in, the Internet top-level domain of India

Other codes

IN is:

Miscellaneous

  • In Nomine, a title given to any of numerous short pieces of English polyphonic instrumental or vocal music during the 16th and 17th centuries
  • Inch, unit of length, abbreviated "in" or "in."
  • Indian Navy, part of the India military
  • Indium (chemical symbol In), the element of atomic number 49
  • Intelligent network, a telecommunication networks architecture
  • Independent Network, a UK-based political association

Notes

  • not to be confused with ln (with the first letter being lowercase L), which is the notation of the natural logarithm

See also


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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English

in
Most common English words: of « and « to « #5: in » I » that » was

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English, from 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.
  7. Indicating an order or arrangement.
    My fat rolls around in folds.
  8. Into.
    Less water gets in your boots this way.
Related terms
Translations
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Etymology 2

Old English inne

Adverb

in (not comparable)

Positive
in

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially: at home or the office .
    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.
  4. (British) abbreviation of in aid of.
    What's that in?
Translations
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Noun

Singular
in

Plural
ins

in (plural ins)

  1. A position of power or a way to get it.
    His parents got him an in with the company
  2. (in games) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting
Antonyms
Translations

Adjective

in (comparative more in, superlative most in)

Positive
in

Comparative
more in

Superlative
most in

  1. In fashion; popular.
    Skirts are in this year.
Translations

Anagrams

  • Anagrams of in
  • ni, NI

Dutch

Pronunciation

Preposition

in

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

Synonyms

Antonyms

Derived terms

Postposition

in

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

Synonyms

Antonyms


German

Pronunciation

Preposition

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

  • (in + dem) im m. and n.
  • (in + das) ins n.
  • in der Zwickmühle stecken

Interlingua

Preposition

in

  1. in

Italian

Pronunciation

Preposition

in

  1. in
  2. to
    Vado nella panetteria
    Vado dal panettiere
  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 + article Combined form
in + il nel
in + lo nello
in + l' nell'
in + i nei
in + gli negli
in + la nella
in + le nelle

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


Mapudungun

Verb

in (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. To eat.
  2. First-person singular realis mood form of in.

See also


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.

See also

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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

Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *sindo- (this) < Proto-Indo-European *sḗm (one) or Proto-Indo-European *so- (this); weak doublet of sin (this).

Article

in

  1. the (masculine singular nominative/accusative; dual nominative/accusative/genitive)
    Beóigidir in spirut in corp in ḟect so. – "The spirit now quickens the body."
  2. Alternative spelling of ind.
    Beóigidir in spirut in corp in ḟect so. – "The spirit now quickens the body."

Synonyms

  • int (masculine singular nominative, used before a vowel)

Descendants

  • Irish: an
  • Scottish Gaelic: an
  • Manx: yn

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin līnum (flax).

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


Vietnamese

Verb

in

  1. to print

Volapük

Preposition

in

  1. in

West Frisian

Article

in

  1. a, an







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