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In 1Definition: 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
conditions of any kind conceived of as limiting, confining, or investing, either wholly or in part. In its different
approaches some of the
meanings of, and sometimes is interchangeable with, within, into, on, at, of, and among.
In 2Definition: With reference to space or place; as, he lives in Boston; he traveled in
Italy; castles in the air.
In 3Definition: With reference to
conditions; as, he is in difficulties; she stood in a blaze of light.
In 4Definition: With reference to a whole which
comprises the part spoken of; as, the first in his family; the first regiment in the army.
In 5Definition: With reference to physical surrounding, personal
states, etc., abstractly denoted; as, I am in doubt; the room is in darkness; to live in fear.
In 6Definition: 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.
In 7Definition: With reference to a limit of time; as, in an hour; it happened in the last century; in all my life.
In 8Definition: 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).
In 9Definition: 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.
In 10Definition: One who is in office; the opposite of out.
In 11Definition: A reentrant angle; a nook or corner.
In 12Definition: To inclose; to take in; to harvest.
IN 13Definition: a state in midwestern United
in 14Definition: a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
In 15Definition: a rare soft silvery metallic element;
occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
in 16Definition: currently fashionable; "the in thing to do"; "large shoulder
pads are in"
in 17Definition: inside an enclosed space
in 18Definition: to or toward the inside of; "come in"; "smash in the door"