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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

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. Zhao Xijun:

    China is keen to play a bigger role within G20 and it needs to maintain relatively fast economic growth.

  2. Ned Ryun:

    Ted Cruz people feel they can work within the status quo, trump people say screw the status quo, we're sick of it.

  3. Maureen Kiesewetter:

    Within six months, he joined the army.

  4. Mary Baker Eddy:

    Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.

  5. Ovid:

    There is a god within us, and we have intercourse with heaven. That spirit comes from abodes on high.

Images & Illustrations of within

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