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Adjective
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Expressing the situation of something that is or appears to be enclosed or surrounded by something else,
  1. (of a person) Present at one's home or office
    • - we knocked at the door but there was no one in
  2. Fashionable
    • - pastels and light colors are in this year
    • - the in thing to do
  3. (of the ball in tennis and similar games) Landing within the designated playing area

Preposition
  1. Expressing the situation of something that is or appears to be enclosed or surrounded by something else
    • - living in Deep River
    • - dressed in their Sunday best
    • - soak it in warm soapy water
    • - she saw it in the rearview mirror
  2. Expressing motion with the result that something ends up within or surrounded by something else
    • - don't put dye in the bathtub
    • - he got in his car and drove off
  3. Expressing a period of time during which an event takes place or a situation remains the case
    • - they met in 1885
    • - at one o'clock in the morning
    • - I hadn't seen him in years
  4. Expressing the length of time before a future event is expected to take place
    • - I'll see you in fifteen minutes
  5. (often followed by a noun without a determiner) Expressing a state or condition
    • - to be in love
    • - I've got to put my affairs in order
    • - a woman in her thirties
    • - laid out in a straight line
  6. Indicating the quality or aspect with respect to which a judgment is made
    • - no discernible difference in quality
  7. Expressing inclusion or involvement
    • - I read it in a book
    • - acting in a film
  8. Indicating someone's occupation or profession
    • - she works in publishing
  9. Indicating the language or medium used
    • - say it in Polish
    • - put it in writing
  10. Indicating the key in which a piece of music is written
    • - Mozart's Piano Concerto in E flat
  11. As an integral part of (an activity)
    • - in planning public expenditure it is better to be prudent
Noun
  1. A position of influence
    • - he would ensure an in with the nominee
Adverb
  1. Expressing movement with the result that someone or something becomes enclosed or surrounded by something else
    • - come in
    • - bring it in
    • - presently the admiral breezed in
  2. Expressing the situation of being enclosed or surrounded by something
    • - we were locked in
  3. Expressing arrival at a destination
    • - the train got in very late
  4. (of the tide) Rising or at its highest level

  5. (of an infielder or outfielder) Playing closer to home plate than usual
    • - looking for a force, they brought the infield in
  6. (of a pitch) Very close to the batter
    • - he threw a fastball in and up a little

  1. inch: a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
  2. in(p): holding office; "the in party"
  3. to or toward the inside of; "come in"; "smash in the door"
  4. in(a): directed or bound inward; "took the in bus"; "the in basket"
  5. indium: a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
  6. Indiana: a state in midwestern United States
  7. .in is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for India. The domain is operated by INRegistry under the authority of NIXI, the National Internet Exchange of India. INRegistry was appointed by the government of India.
  8. An inch (plural: inches; abbreviation or symbol: in or ″ – a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, and United States customary units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot. ...
  9. This is a list of digraphs used in various Latin alphabets. (See also List of Cyrillic digraphs.) Capitalization involves only the first letter (ch – Ch) unless otherwise stated (ij – IJ).
  10. This Minder episode list gives brief descriptions and some other details of the episodes of the ITV television series Minder (TV series).
  11. "Wadsyaname" was supposed to be the first official single from Nelly's fifth studio album, Brass Knuckles but Nelly later confirmed that the single will not make the album (however it is a bonus track featured as #16 on the Japanese edition of "Brass Knuckles") It was replaced by Party People. ...
  12. A position of power or a way to get it; The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting; In fashion; popular; Located indoors, especially: at home or the office ; Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room; Still eligible to play, e.g. ...
  13. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for India
  14. A term for being an active player; one who has not folded.
  15. natural health contexts, the word illness is often used to mean a person's perception of being sick.
  16. relation to services, the supplying of the services again or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again. ...
  17. Any player that is actively playing in a hand and has not folded is 'in'.
  18. Toward the center of the stage.
  19. (into, not) incline, inconsistent, indecisive, induce
  20. The soft, female, dark, or negative principle of nature. (Japanese)
  21. Flying term for bringing down.
  22. The last nine holes of an 18 hole course.
  23. ternational seminars for terminologists and in-service training courses
  24. Industrial Nucleonics. Multics customer 1977-1991, located in Columbus, OH. Produced industrial process controllers and measurement instrumentation such as thickness gauges. Used Multics as a software factory for Level 6 minicomputers. ...
  25. (latin, in), used to connect the names of two persons, the second of which is the editor, or overall author, of a work in which the first was responsible for validly publishing a name.