What does Between mean?

Definitions for Between
bɪˈtwinBe·tween

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. between, betwixtadverb

    in the interval

    "dancing all the dances with little rest between"

  2. between, 'tweenadverb

    in between

    "two houses with a tree between"

Wiktionary

  1. betweenpreposition

    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. betweenpreposition

    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. betweenpreposition

    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. betweenpreposition

    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. betweenpreposition

    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. Betweennoun

    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

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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. Claire Bennett:

    Drilling down on that statement : 91 percent say they focus on meaningful life experiences ; 88 percent said they invest time in life experiences ; 85 percent want a personalized itinerary ; and 72 percent said they spend more time planning a travel experience that is tailored to their interests and preferences. Increasingly, travelers want to see the world on their terms with tailored, personalized and differentiated experiences that reflect their passions and needs, said Claire Bennett, executive vice president of American Express Travel. The boundaries between technology and personal service are being blurred, allowing more intimate connections for travelers with the world around them.

  2. Mark Deppe:

    Some people believe video games are the scourge of society — and there's a huge generational gap between young people who play games and other folks who think it's a waste of time, so in addition to building this business and all the stresses that come with that, we have to address the fair critiques and defend against the unfair ones.

  3. Virendra Chauhan:

    Iran was a key supplier to India pre-sanctions. I think that's where the interesting battle will play out between Iran and Iraq.

  4. Alan Dershowitz:

    My goal is to propose a solution that strikes the appropriate balance between religious liberty and the rights of young girls not to be mutilated.

  5. The CCRB:

    Sadly, after years of witnessing news about police misconduct and possibly experiencing it New York Police Department officers, even the youngest among us have an awareness of the tension that too often exists between the police and civilians, as young New Yorkers lead the way in calling for change in our city following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless others, it's time for the NYPD to re-consider how New York Police Department officers police our youth, address disparities in law enforcement, and commit to swift discipline when New York Police Department officers engage in misconduct.

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