Definitions for betweenbɪˈtwin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. between, betwixt(adverb)

    in the interval

    "dancing all the dances with little rest between"

  2. between, 'tween(adverb)

    in between

    "two houses with a tree between"


  1. between(Preposition)

    In the position or interval that separates (two things), or intermediate in quantity or degree. (See the Usage notes below.)

  2. between(Preposition)

    Shared in confidence.

  3. between(Preposition)

    In transit from (one to the other, or connecting places).

  4. between(Preposition)

    Combined (by effort or ownership).

  5. between(Preposition)

    One of (representing a choice).

    You must choose between him and me.

  6. Origin: From betwene, from betweonan, betweonum, from bi-, corresponding to . Cognate with between, atween, 03440345033403390337033D03300339, betweohs, twinn. More at betwixt, twin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Between

    in the space which separates; betwixt; as, New York is between Boston and Philadelphia

  2. Between

    used in expressing motion from one body or place to another; from one to another of two

  3. Between

    belonging in common to two; shared by both

  4. Between

    belonging to, or participated in by, two, and involving reciprocal action or affecting their mutual relation; as, opposition between science and religion

  5. Between

    with relation to two, as involved in an act or attribute of which another is the agent or subject; as, to judge between or to choose between courses; to distinguish between you and me; to mediate between nations

  6. Between

    in intermediate relation to, in respect to time, quantity, or degree; as, between nine and ten o'clock

  7. Between(noun)

    intermediate time or space; interval

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'between' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #96

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'between' in Written Corpus Frequency: #303

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