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Meaning of within by Wiktionary Dictionary

within


    Pronunciation

    • ( RP, US ) IPA: /wɪˈðɪn/, X-SAMPA: /wI"DIn/
    • ( Scotland ) IPA: /wɪˈθɪn/, X-SAMPA: /wI"TIn/
    • Hyphenation: with‧in

    Etymology

    Old English wiþinnan. More at with- +‎ in .

    Preposition

    within

    1. Indicates spatial enclosure or containment.
    2. Indicates figurative inclusion within the scope of.
    3. Before the specified duration ends .
      Leave here within three days .

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    Adverb

    within ( comparative more within, superlative most within )

    1. in or into the interior; inside


Explanation of within by Wordnet Dictionary

within


    Adverb
    1. on the inside