English dictionary



Hint: In most browsers you can lookup any word by double click it.

English adjective: in

1. in holding office


SamplesThe in party.


Similarsuccessful


Antonymsunsuccessful

2. in directed or bound inward


SamplesTook the in bus.
The in basket.


Similarincoming


Antonymsoutgoing

3. in currently fashionable


SamplesThe in thing to do.
Large shoulder pads are in.


Similarfashionable, stylish


Domain usagecolloquialism


Antonymsunfashionable, unstylish


English noun: in

1. in (quantity) a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot


Synonymsinch


Broader (hypernym)linear measure, linear unit


Part holonymem, ligne, mesh, mil, pica, pica em


Part meronymfoot, ft


Domain regionAmerica, Britain, Great Britain, the States, U.K., U.S., U.S.A., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States, United States of America, US, USA

2. In (substance) a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite


Synonymsatomic number 49, indium


Broader (hypernym)metal, metallic element


Substance meronymblende, sphalerite, zinc blende

3. IN (location) a state in midwestern United States


SynonymsHoosier State, Indiana


Instance hypernymAmerican state


Part holonymBloomington, capital of Indiana, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Gary, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Muncie, South Bend, Wabash, Wabash River


Part meronymAmerica, Corn Belt, middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA


English adverb: in

1. in to or toward the inside of


SamplesCome in.
Smash in the door.


Synonymsinward, inwards









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk