What does within mean?

Definitions for within
wɪðˈɪn, wɪθ-with·in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inside, within(adverb)

    on the inside

    "inside, the car is a mess"

Wiktionary

  1. within(Adverb)

    in or into the interior; inside

    Etymology: wiþinnan. More at .

  2. within(Preposition)

    Before the specified duration ends.

    Leave here within three days.

    Etymology: wiþinnan. More at .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Within

    in the inner or interior part of; inside of; not without; as, within doors

    Etymology: [OE. withinne, withinnen, AS. wiinnan; wi with, against, toward + innan in, inwardly, within, from in in. See With, prep., In, prep.]

  2. Within

    in the limits or compass of; not further in length than; as, within five miles; not longer in time than; as, within an hour; not exceeding in quantity; as, expenses kept within one's income

    Etymology: [OE. withinne, withinnen, AS. wiinnan; wi with, against, toward + innan in, inwardly, within, from in in. See With, prep., In, prep.]

  3. Within

    hence, inside the limits, reach, or influence of; not going outside of; not beyond, overstepping, exceeding, or the like

    Etymology: [OE. withinne, withinnen, AS. wiinnan; wi with, against, toward + innan in, inwardly, within, from in in. See With, prep., In, prep.]

  4. Within(adverb)

    in the inner part; inwardly; internally

    Etymology: [OE. withinne, withinnen, AS. wiinnan; wi with, against, toward + innan in, inwardly, within, from in in. See With, prep., In, prep.]

  5. Within(adverb)

    in the house; in doors; as, the master is within

    Etymology: [OE. withinne, withinnen, AS. wiinnan; wi with, against, toward + innan in, inwardly, within, from in in. See With, prep., In, prep.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Within

    with-in′, prep. in the inner part: inside: in the reach of: not going outside of.—adv. in the inner part: inwardly: at home.—Within call, hail, not too far to hear a call, hail. [A.S. wiðinnanwið, against, with, innan, in.]

Editors Contribution

  1. within

    To indicate a range or amount sufficient for a specific purpose.

    Within the system are a variety of interconnected structures and system which are easily defined, changed and updated when vital.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'within' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #174

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'within' in Written Corpus Frequency: #372

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'within' in Adverbs Frequency: #376

How to pronounce within?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say within in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of within in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of within in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of within in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Method of Nature (1841):

    Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to the soul only for power to work. Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within.

  2. Richard Hasen:

    So long as we are talking about campaign contributions within statutory limits made without an explicit promise to do or not do something, there is nothing illegal going on.

  3. Alireza Salehi Nejad:

    Oh, Lord, bestow me with the power, that as much as I love her, I extinguish the need of loving her within me.

  4. Matija Cuk:

    But that fact allows us to use computer simulations to tease out the history of Saturn’s inner moons, doing so, we find that they were most likely born during the most recent 2 percent of the planet’s history. Related : Saturn's largest moon Titan is bursting with color Researchers had long thought Saturn’s rings were as old as the planet itself. But that thinking changed in 2012, when French astronomers found that tidal effects – the gravitational interaction of the inner moons with fluids deep in Saturn’s interior – are causing them to spiral to larger orbital radii comparatively quickly. The implication, given their present positions, is that these moons, and presumably the rings, are not so old. That still did n’t answer exactly when they were born. Cuk and his team turned to results from NASA’s Cassini mission, which has observed ice geysers on Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Assuming that the energy powering these geysers comes directly from tidal interactions and that Enceladus ’ level of geothermal activity is more or less constant, then the tides within Saturn are quite strong. According to the team’s analysis, these would move the satellite by the small amount indicated by the simulations in only about 100 million years. Related : Cassini probe takes' cosmic bulls-eye' of Saturn moons Enceladus, Tethys This would date the formation of the major moons of Saturn, with the exception of more distant Titan and Iapetus, to the relatively recent Cretaceous Period, the era of the dinosaurs.

  5. An FBI agent:

    We are all there to get the point across that we are speaking out against this foolish notion that Juggalos are a gang, we plan on staying within our march route and we could really not give a damn what the other groups on the National Mall are doing that day. As Patrick Swayze said in ‘Dirty Dancing,’ ‘This is my dance space. This is your dance space.’.

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