What does within mean?

Definitions for within
wɪðˈɪn, wɪθ-with·in

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word within.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inside, within(adverb)

    on the inside

    "inside, the car is a mess"


  1. within(Adverb)

    in or into the interior; inside

  2. within(Preposition)

    Before the specified duration ends.

    Leave here within three days.

  3. Origin: wiþinnan. More at .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Within

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

  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

  3. Within

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

  4. Within(adverb)

    in the inner part; inwardly; internally

  5. Within(adverb)

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

  6. Origin: [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.]

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


  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. Frank Lloyd Wright:

    Freedom is from within.

  2. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Within a stone's throw of it.

  3. Maryam Rajavi:

    Regime change is within reach.

  4. Joesph Riley:

    Within this heartbreaking tragedy.

  5. Dianne Feinstein:

    The dogma lives loudly within you.

Images & Illustrations of within

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