What does BETWEEN mean?

Definitions for BETWEEN
bɪˈtwinBETWEEN

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word BETWEEN.

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.)

  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

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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. between

    To link or connect.

    The fridge was between the cooker and kitchen sink.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 2, 2020  

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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say BETWEEN in sign language?

  1. between

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. Salvador Dali:

    The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad

  2. Alexander Klaskovsky:

    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.

  3. Jon Favreau:

    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.

  4. Jill Biden:

    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.

  5. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani:

    Salma Dam is another big step in deepening and broadening the relationship between Afghanistan and India.

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