Pronunciation: ĭn
prep.1.The specific signification of in is situation or place with respect to surrounding, environment, encompassment, etc. It is used with verbs signifying being, resting, or moving within limits, or within circumstances or conditions of any kind conceived of as limiting, confining, or investing, either wholly or in part. In its different applications, it approaches some of the meanings of, and sometimes is interchangeable with, within, into, on, at, of, and among.
1.With reference to space or place; as, he lives in Boston; he traveled in Italy; castles in the air.
The babe lying in a manger.
- Luke ii. 16.
Matter for censure in every page.
- Macaulay.
2.With reference to circumstances or conditions; as, he is in difficulties; she stood in a blaze of light.
Wrapt in sweet sounds, as in bright veils.
- Shelley.
3.With reference to a whole which includes or comprises the part spoken of; as, the first in his family; the first regiment in the army.
4.With reference to physical surrounding, personal states, etc., abstractly denoted; as, I am in doubt; the room is in darkness; to live in fear.
5.With reference to character, reach, scope, or influence considered as establishing a limitation; as, to be in one's favor.
6.With reference to movement or tendency toward a certain limit or environment; - sometimes equivalent to into; as, to put seed in the ground; to fall in love; to end in death; to put our trust in God.
7.With reference to a limit of time; as, in an hour; it happened in the last century; in all my life.
In as much as
in the degree that; in like manner as; in consideration that; because that; since. See Synonym of Because, and cf. For as much as, under For, prep.
In that
because; for the reason that.
In the name of
in behalf of; on the part of; by authority; as, it was done in the name of the people; - often used in invocation, swearing, praying, and the like.
- Hooker.
To be in for it
a - To be in favor of a thing; to be committed to a course.
b - To be unable to escape from a danger, penalty, etc.
To be in with
a - To be close or near; as, to keep a ship in with the land.
b - To be on terms of friendship, familiarity, or intimacy with; to secure and retain the favor of.
adv.1.Not out; within; inside. In, the preposition, becomes an adverb by omission of its object, leaving it as the representative of an adverbial phrase, the context indicating what the omitted object is; as, he takes in the situation (i. e., he comprehends it in his mind); the Republicans were in (i. e., in office); in at one ear and out at the other (i. e., in or into the head); his side was in (i. e., in the turn at the bat); he came in (i. e., into the house).
Their vacation . . . falls in so pat with ours.
- Lamb.
2.(Law) With privilege or possession; - used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin; as, in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband.
In and in breeding
See under Breeding.
In and out
(Naut.) through and through; - said of a through bolt in a ship's side.
To be in
to be at home; as, Mrs. A. is in.
- Knight.
To come in
See under Come.
n.1.One who is in office; - the opposite of out.
2.A reëntrant angle; a nook or corner.
Ins and outs
a - nooks and corners; twists and turns.
b - the peculiarities or technicalities (of a subject); intricacies; details; - used with of; as, he knew the ins and outs of the Washington power scene.
v. t.1.To inclose; to take in; to harvest.
Noun1.in - a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
Synonyms: inch
2.In - a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
3.IN - a state in midwestern United States
Adj.1.in - holding office; "the in party"
2.in - directed or bound inward; "took the in bus"; "the in basket"
3.in - currently fashionable; "the in thing to do"; "large shoulder pads are in"
Adv.1.in - to or toward the inside of; "come in"; "smash in the door"
Synonyms: inwards, inward
2.in - inside an enclosed space
out - outside of an enclosed space; "she is out"

SOLIDO, IN, civil law. In solido, is a term used to designate those contracts in which the obligors are bound, jointly and severally, or in which several obligees are each entitled to demand the whole of what is due.
     2.-1. There is an obligation in solido on the part of debtors, when they are all obliged to the same thing, so that each may be compelled to pay the whole, and when the payment which is made by one of them, exonerates the others towards the creditor.
     3.-2. The obligation is in solido, or joint and several between several creditors, when the title expressly gives to each of them the right of demanding payment of the total of what is due, and when the payment to any one of them discharges the debtor. Civ. Code of La. 2083,2086; Merl. Repert. h.t.; Domat, Index, h.t. See In solido.

(networking)in - The country code for India.
Intelligent Network (ITU-T, Q.1200)a la mode, access, adit, advanced, air lock, among, an in, approach, at, avant-garde, by, chic, clout, contemporary, corridor, drag, entering, entrance, entranceway, entree, entry, entryway, far out, fashionable, favor, favorable regard, fellow feeling, forward-looking, friendly relations, from, gangplank, gangway, good graces, good terms, good understanding, goodwill, hall, harmony, herein, in favor, in with, inbound, incoming, inflooding, inflowing, influence, ingoing, ingress, ingressive, inlet, inpouring, inside, inside of, intake, into, intrusive, invasive, inward, inward-bound, inwardly, inwards, irruptive, means of access, mod, modern, modernistic, modernized, modish, mutual regard, near, newfashioned, next to, now, on, on good terms, on speaking terms, open arms, open door, opening, passage, passageway, present-day, present-time, progressive, rapport, regard, respect, streamlined, swank, swish, sympathy, therein, to, toward, trendy, twentieth-century, ultra-ultra, ultramodern, up-to-date, up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, vestibule, way, way in, way out, with, with-it, within
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-- In --
in a bad way
in a beastly manner
in a big way
In a blaze
In a box
in a broad way
in a circle
In a family way
In a fang
in a flash
In a fume
in a heartbeat
in a heartfelt way
in a higher place
in a low voice
in a moment
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