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

How to pronounce within?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Benjamin W. Decker:

    The greatest priority when it comes to prayer and meditation is that we open our hearts as a temple to Christ and welcome the Spirit from within.

  2. Sarah Boston:

    I thought, ‘Well, I'll just go into my doctor and probably have surgery in the next week or so to get this out,’ if I see a dog with thyroid cancer, they'll come in and usually have surgery within one or two days.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Well, Scott Pruitt is doing a great job within the walls of the EPA, i mean, we're setting records. Outside, Scott Pruitt's being attacked very viciously by the press. I'm not saying that Scott Pruitt's blameless, but we'll see what happens.

  4. Tariq Ahmad:

    Within the letter there's an explicit paragraph saying Muslim values are British values. You can't be more explicit than that.

  5. Christian Lindner:

    He is too volatile ... Within 24 hours, Mr. Trump can change his position by 180 degrees.

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    an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
    • A. accident
    • B. intelligence
    • C. purse
    • D. permutation

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