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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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. Mark Burgess:

    Moreover, at some stage we are going to have to contemplate the possible impacts on the broader economy of the U.S. election result, while disharmony could yet break out within the European Unionm, against this backdrop of growing global risks - which does not feel like the backdrop to positive equity returns - we have decided to take equities back to neutral across our asset allocation portfolios, after favouring the asset class for over five years.

  2. Paul Molinaro:

    We are aware that (there were) difficulties of supplying Latin America in the beginning, and at the time the caseload wasn't high and we were concentrating on other areas, certainly the situation has changed and we are in the process of now planning that the next acquisitions and batch volumes we get at least in PPE (personal protective equipment) will be making their way in that direction, and within the plan for tests there will be allocation there also.

  3. James Clapper:

    We further assess that North Korea has been operating the reactor long enough so that it could begin to recover plutonium from the reactor’s spent fuel within a matter of weeks to months.

  4. Goldman Managing Director Bobby Vedral:

    On Symphony, we are already deploying it a lot internally, so are other banks, there is one big asset manager who will soon start to make it compulsory for interacting with them. It will certainly be used in a widespread way within the year.

  5. Manfred Weber:

    We want to negotiate a new relationship, not a nasty divorce, my goal would be to wrap up the exit negotiations within about a year.

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