What does BETWEEN mean?

Definitions for BETWEEN
bɪˈtwinBETWEEN

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. between(Preposition)

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

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

  2. between(Preposition)

    Shared in confidence.

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

  3. between(Preposition)

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

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

  4. between(Preposition)

    Combined (by effort or ownership).

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

  5. between(Preposition)

    One of (representing a choice).

    You must choose between him and me.

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Between

    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 betweónanbe, and twegen, twa, two, twain.]

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

How to pronounce BETWEEN?

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How to say BETWEEN in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BETWEEN in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BETWEEN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of BETWEEN in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    It is not difficult to differentiate between the people who are truly standing in the queue and a person who is just waiting there for his/her photo to be clicked and posted on the media for the public view.

  2. Ashley Roman:

    I think what's interesting about this study compared to some data previously is that Jordi Julvez better quantify the relationship between how much fish is consumed in a diet and then the benefits for the fetus and ultimately the child, they're able to correlate the fish consumption with protection from autism and I think that is potentially a very important finding.

  3. Charles Branas:

    We were somewhat surprised most by the recent, growing divergence in the rates of mass shootings between permissive and restrictive states.

  4. Fudge Wilson:

    i dunno...it looks pretty fucked......maybe if we kick it?" extract from conversation between fudge and myself,caught on tape sometime in 2006

  5. Charles Ellinas:

    If the two governments between them agree to abide by the findings of the arbitration then it takes the heat out of it. And that's what they need to do at this meeting this week.

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