What does within mean?

Definitions for within
wɪðˈɪn, wɪθ-with·in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inside, withinadverb

    on the inside

    "inside, the car is a mess"

Wiktionary

  1. withinadverb

    in or into the interior; inside

    Etymology: wiþinnan. More at .

  2. withinpreposition

    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. Withinadverb

    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. Withinadverb

    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

    In a specific facet

    The truth within our soul is intuitive so we naturally trust ourselves and follow our intuitive knowing

    Submitted by MaryC on May 22, 2021  
  2. 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

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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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Weaknesses are not something to hide or be ashamed of, because within each weakness lies a promise of new opportunity to improve. Life is never meant to be easy, especially for those who dream. Recognizing the weakness and the latent potential opportunity to improve would raise you right away beyond that weakness - to a better version of yourself, enabling you to make your dreams come true. Good luck, my friend!

  2. Daniel Russel:

    The internal leadership dispute within the USDP (Union Solidarity and Development Party) had a chilling effect on the political climate, the government and the ruling party have to act in a way that reinforces, not undermines, public confidence in the government's commitment to democratic processes.

  3. Godri Pollitt:

    We want to go a step before that and be able to start thinking about, do we need more infectious control measures in place, do we need less people in this space? Do we need more ventilation? and also thinking about if people are at a potential risk for being infected? If we detect it within the air, there’s a good chance that maybe those people are at risk and should be quarantining.

  4. Sirwan Barzani:

    There is no loyalty to a country called Arab Iraq, it really is important to find a formula for how to live together within the boundaries of what is called Arab Iraq. Unless a formula is found, there will be more bloodshed and the country will remain a destabilizing factor in the region.

  5. Milton Friedman:

    There is one and only one social responsibility of business-to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud.

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