What does INN mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hostel, hostelry, inn, lodge, auberge(noun)

    a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers


  1. inn(Noun)

    Any establishment where travellers can procure lodging, food, and drink.

  2. inn(Noun)

    A tavern.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inn(noun)

    a place of shelter; hence, dwelling; habitation; residence; abode

  2. Inn(noun)

    a house for the lodging and entertainment of travelers or wayfarers; a tavern; a public house; a hotel

  3. Inn(noun)

    the town residence of a nobleman or distinguished person; as, Leicester Inn

  4. Inn(noun)

    one of the colleges (societies or buildings) in London, for students of the law barristers; as, the Inns of Court; the Inns of Chancery; Serjeants' Inns

  5. Inn(verb)

    to take lodging; to lodge

  6. Inn(verb)

    to house; to lodge

  7. Inn(verb)

    to get in; to in. See In, v. t

  8. Origin: [AS. in, inn, house, chamber, inn, from AS. in in; akin to Icel. inni house. See In.]


  1. Inn

    Inns are generally establishments or buildings where travelers can seek lodging and, usually, food and drink. They are typically located in the country or along a highway. There are inns in Europe, Asia and North America.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inn

    in, n. a public house for the lodging and entertainment of travellers: a hotel, tavern: (obs.) a lodging, a place of abode.—ns. Inn′-hold′er (Bacon), one who keeps an inn; Inn′keeper, one who keeps an inn.—Inns of Court, the name given to the four voluntary societies which have the exclusive right of calling persons to the English bar (Inner Temple, Middle Temple, Lincoln's Inn, and Gray's Inn). [A.S. in, inn, an inn, house—in, inn, within (adv.), from the prep. in, in.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'INN' in Nouns Frequency: #1978


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of INN in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of INN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Linda Festa on the origins of Christianity:

    What if there had been room at the inn?

  2. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    This body is not a home but an inn, and that only briefly. - Epistulae ad Lucilium

  3. Anthony Bertagna:

    After running away from the vehicle, the suspect was arrested behind the bushes at the entrance to the Holiday Inn.

  4. Janice Sage:

    There are a lot of talented people that can't, just can't, go out and buy an inn like this, now all they need to do is write and convince me.

  5. Sam Grover:

    What Governor Abbott has done here is clearly illegal and sends a message to Texans that there is no room at the inn for anyone but Christians.

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