in the interval
"dancing all the dances with little rest between"
"two houses with a tree between"
In the position or interval that separates (two things), or intermediate in quantity or degree. (See the Usage notes below.)
Shared in confidence.
In transit from (one to the other, or connecting places).
Combined (by effort or ownership).
One of (representing a choice).
You must choose between him and me.
Origin: From betwene, from betweonan, betweonum, from bi-, corresponding to . Cognate with between, atween, 03440345033403390337033D03300339, betweohs, twinn. More at betwixt, twin.
in the space which separates; betwixt; as, New York is between Boston and Philadelphia
used in expressing motion from one body or place to another; from one to another of two
belonging in common to two; shared by both
belonging to, or participated in by, two, and involving reciprocal action or affecting their mutual relation; as, opposition between science and religion
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
in intermediate relation to, in respect to time, quantity, or degree; as, between nine and ten o'clock
intermediate time or space; interval
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
be-twēn′, Betwixt, be-twikst′, prep. in the middle of two, of space, time, or degree: in the middle or intermediate space, to defend or separate: expressing reciprocal relation from one to another: by the joint action of two or more persons.—ns. Between′-decks, the space between any two decks of a ship; Between′ity (rare), state of being between.—prep. Between′-whiles, at intervals.—Between ourselves, in confidence; Betwixt and between, in a middling position.—To go between, to act as a mediator. [A.S. betwéonum betweónan—be, and twegen, twa, two, twain.]
To link or connect.
The fridge was between the cooker and kitchen sink.Submitted by MaryC on March 2, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'BETWEEN' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #96
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'BETWEEN' in Written Corpus Frequency: #303
The numerical value of BETWEEN in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of BETWEEN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of BETWEEN in a Sentence
The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad
Lukashenko hopes to turn Belarus into a bridge between the East and the West, for which both sides will have to pay, lukashenko loves a proverb: A friendly calf sucks two mothers.
He has my vote for sure, i think he was able to discover and explore dimensions of the character over the course of many, many films, which is a bit of its own category. But I have to say that if you look at, especially how it began and how it ended in his performances between the first one and' Endgame,' there was a really thoughtful arc to the character, both in his performance and how all the filmmakers contributed to that character.
Too often, I think we recognize the incredible bravery and sacrifice of this community only after tragedy strikes, you aren't just firefighters, you're community healers, you are healers and counselors and protectors. You are public servants in the truest sense with duty, integrity and courage. You stand between us and destruction. You hold back death. So for your service, for our sacrifice, for your incredible courage, thank you.
Salma Dam is another big step in deepening and broadening the relationship between Afghanistan and India.
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Translations for BETWEEN
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- между́, между, помеждуBulgarian
- entreCatalan, Valencian
- mellem, imellemDanish
- بین, میانPersian
- keskellä, kesken, välissä, välillä, yhteensä, väliltäFinnish
- millum, ímillumFaroese
- tuskenWestern Frisian
- á milliIcelandic
- fra, traItalian
- 가운데, 사이Korean
- tëschentLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- starp, vidūLatvian
- по́меѓу, ме́ѓу, за́едно, и́змеѓуMacedonian
- di antara, antaraMalay
- tussen, onder ons gezegd en gezwegen, onderDutch
- między, pomiędzyPolish
- ме́жду, среди́, сумма́рно, меж, посреди́, на всех, вме́сте, всего́Russian
- među, и̏змеђу, ȉzmeđu, ме̏ђу, међуSerbo-Croatian
- giưa, ở giữaVietnamese
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