Within meaning

wĭth-ĭn', wĭth-
In the inner part or parts of; inside.

The streets within the city; resentment seething within him.

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Within is defined as inside, indoors or not beyond a certain limit.

An example of within is milk being inside the refrigerator.

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Inside the mind, heart, or soul; inwardly.

The fear that lies within.

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In or into the inner part; inside.
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An inner position, place, or area.

Treachery from within.

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In or into the interior; on the inside; internally.
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Indoors.
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Inside the body, mind, heart, etc.; inwardly.
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In the inner part of; inside.
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Not beyond in distance, time, degree, range, scope, etc.

Within a mile, within one's experience.

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Inside the limits of.

Within the law.

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The inside or the interior.
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Indicates spatial enclosure or containment.

Within his hearing; within her studio.

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Indicates figurative inclusion within the scope of.

Within five seconds of breaking the record; within an inch of falling overboard.

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Before the specified duration ends.

Leave here within three days.

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In or into the interior; inside.
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Origin of within

  • Middle English withinne from Old English withinnan with with with innan from within (from in in in1)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Old English wiþinnan. More at with- +"Ž in.
    From Wiktionary