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.)

  2. betweenpreposition

    Shared in confidence.

  3. betweenpreposition

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

  4. betweenpreposition

    Combined (by effort or ownership).

  5. betweenpreposition

    One of (representing a choice).

    You must choose between him and me.

  6. 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. Nelson Smith:

    For the lenders, the most obvious risk is making an investment in a school that doesn't last very long, you can mitigate that risk if there's really good communication between the authorizer and the lender over the school's current status, anything that will inhibit clear renewal of the charter and any underlying strengths and weaknesses.

  2. Ahmed Shaheed:

    The number of juvenile offenders executed between 2014 and 2015 - which is reportedly 16 - was higher than at any time during the past five years.

  3. Patrick Murray:

    Part of the reason why people stayed at home (in 2016) was because they really didn't feel strongly that that either candidate was going to change their lives in any meaningful way, even if they liked disliked one candidate more than they dislike the other candidate. In this case, it is a clear decision between Trump and not Trump. And the vast majority of voters are strongly on one side of that line or the other.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    I don't want to get into all of the conversations that have been held between us and other parties, suffice it to say, I am confident that the Russians understand the American position on this and understand the harm that is being inflicted on the Venezuelan people.

  5. Ahmed Ezzedine:

    What has changed? ... What is the difference between Egypt in 2014 and Egypt in 2009, before the revolution? Nothing, if Hosni Mubarak and... the aides are innocent of these charges against them, then who killed him? Will they say the Brotherhood did it or that UFOs came from space and killed the Egyptian people and flew away?

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