In - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪn|  American pronunciation of the word in
Brit.  |ɪn|  British pronunciation of the word in


- a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot (syn: inch)
- a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite (syn: indium)
- a state in midwestern United States
- to or toward the inside of (syn: inward, inwards)
- holding office
- directed or bound inward
- currently fashionable


Don't come in here with those muddy feet!

She went in and closed the door.

I lost my keys and now I can't get in.

The burglars broke in through the kitchen window.

The pool is deep. Be careful not to fall in.

The boss called us in for a conference.

The fog was closing in fast.

Get your orders in early!

Is the train in yet?

The in thing to do

The in place to go

It's what the in crowd is wearing this season.

When you're trying to get started in show business, it helps to have an in.

They must have an in with the boss.

His chamber in Merton Coll.

Word forms

singular: in
plural: ins
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