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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•terɪnˈtɜr(v.t.)-terred, -ter•ring.

  1. to place (a dead body) in a grave or tomb; bury.

Origin of inter:

1275–1325; ME enteren < MF enterrer, prob. < VL *interrāre, der. of terra earth; see in -2


  1. a prefix meaning “between, among,”“mutually, reciprocally”:

    intercity; interdepartmental; intermarry; interweave.

    Category: Affix

Origin of inter-:

ME < L prefixal use of inter (prep. and adv.); cf. interior


  1. inter-(Prefix)

    among, between, amid, during, within, mutual, reciprocal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inter-

    a prefix signifying among, between, amid; as, interact, interarticular, intermit


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