in adv

see in, prep.

  1. Inwardly; internally; towards the center; [fig.] privately; discretely; quietly; without talking about it.
  2. Within; inside; to safety; to the interior.

in prep


  1. Throughout.
  2. Coming as; arriving by.
  3. As; for; representing one.
  4. At; towards the place of.
  5. During; at a time of.
  6. From.
  7. Contained by.
  8. Wearing; appearing with; having on.
  9. Occupying; dwelling at.
  10. As part of.
  11. For; in order to have.
  12. Using; on behalf of; for the sake of; by virtue of; by the authority of; by means of.
  13. By; through the medium of.
  14. Doing; engaged with.
  15. Representing; exemplifying.
  16. On; located upon; on the surface of.
  17. Of; for.
  18. Phrase. “in vain”: hopelessly; fruitlessly; in futility; not efficaciously; without obvious effect; without immediate results; not having positive resolution.
  19. Phrase. “in case”: perchance; in the event; for the contingency; to be ready if; if it should so happen.
  20. Phrase. “in state”: formally buried; ceremonially interred.
  21. Phrase. “in which”: that; during the time that; [conj.].