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Definition 1: a state in midwestern United States - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for in in the sense of this definition

(in is an instance of ...) one of the 50 states of the United States

(in is a part of ...) a tributary of the Ohio River that rises in western Ohio and flows southwestward across Indiana

(in is a part of ...) a city in northern Indiana

(in is a part of ...) a town in east central Indiana

(in is a part of ...) a university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River

(in is a part of ...) the capital and largest city of Indiana; a major commercial center in the country's heartland; site of an annual 500-mile automobile race

(in is a part of ...) a city in northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan; steel production

(in is a part of ...) a city in northeastern Indiana

(in is a part of ...) a city in southwestern Indiana on the Ohio River

(in is a part of ...) a university town in south central Indiana

(... is part of in) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

(... is part of in) the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)

(... is part of in) the midwestern states in the U.S. where corn is grown; Iowa and Illinois are excellent for raising corn and corn-fed livestock

Definition 2: a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for in in the sense of this definition

(in is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of length

(in is a part of ...) a linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure diameter of buttons

(in is a part of ...) the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles

"a 100 mesh screen" "100 mesh powdered cellulose"

(in is a part of ...) a unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch; used to specify thickness (e.g., of sheets or wire)

(in is a part of ...) a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing

(... is part of in) a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard

"he is six feet tall"

(in belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

(in belongs to a domain located in ...) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

Definition 3: a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for in in the sense of this definition

(in is a kind of ...) any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.

(... is made of the substance in) an ore that is the chief source of zinc; consists largely of zinc sulfide in crystalline form

Definition 4: to or toward the inside of - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • come in
  • smash in the door

Synonyms for in in the sense of this definition

Definition 5: currently fashionable - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the in thing to do
  • large shoulder pads are in

(in is similar to ...) being or in accordance with current social fashions

"fashionable clothing" "the fashionable side of town" "a fashionable cafe"

(in is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 6: directed or bound inward - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • took the in bus
  • the in basket

(in is similar to ...) arriving at a place or position

"incoming class" "incoming mail"

Definition 7: holding office - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the in party

(in is similar to ...) having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome

"a successful architect" "a successful business venture"

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