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Synonyms for BETWEEN

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. between, betwixt(adverb)

    in the interval

    "dancing all the dances with little rest between"

    between, betwixt

  2. between, 'tween(adverb)

    in between

    "two houses with a tree between"


  1. between(preposition)

    atween, atwix

  2. between(preposition)

    In the position or interval that separates (two things), or intermediate in quantity or degree. (See the Usage notes below.)

    atween, atwix

  3. between(preposition)

    Shared in confidence.

    atween, atwix

  4. between(preposition)

    In transit from (one to the other, or connecting places).

    atwix, atween

  5. between(preposition)

    Combined (by effort or ownership).

    atween, atwix

  6. between(preposition)

    One of (representing a choice).

    You must choose between him and me.

    atween, atwix

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. between

    Amid or amidst denotes surrounded by; among or amongst denotes mingled with. Between (archaic or poetic, betwixt) is said of two persons or objects, or of two groups of persons or objects. "Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen," Gen. xiii, 9; the reference being to two bodies of herdmen. Amid denotes mere position; among, some active relation, as of companionship, hostility, etc. Lowell's "Among my Books" regards the books as companions; amid my books would suggest packing, storing, or some other incidental circumstance. We say among friends, or among enemies, amidst the woods, amid the shadows. In the midst of may have merely the local meaning; as, I found myself in the midst of a crowd; or it may express even closer association than among; as, "I found myself in the midst of friends" suggests their pressing up on every side, oneself the central object; so, "where two or three are met together in my name, there am I in the midst of them," Matt. xviii, 20; in which case it would be feebler to say "among them," impossible to say "amid them," not so well to say "amidst them."

    amid, amidst, among, amongst, betwixt, in the midst of, mingled with, surrounded by

    afar from, away from, beyond, far from, outside, without

Editors Contribution

  1. twix

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. between(prep.)


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. between(a)

    interjacent, intervening

  2. between(prep)

    betwixt (Obsolescent)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    among, amongst, inter, entre, across, enters, enter

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  1. between

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How to use BETWEEN in a sentence?

  1. Jim McCafferty:

    There's a disconnect between China's place in the world economy and China's place in the world's stock markets. And the two things can't be diverged for so long.

  2. Julia Reda:

    Algorithms can not distinguish between actual copyright infringements and the perfectly legal re-use of content for purposes such as parody.

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    The establishment of peaceful relations between the countries, increased security assurances to North Korea and its people, and finally, denuclearization, each of those needs to be conducted in parallel … and we need to work on those efforts simultaneously.

  4. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    Reopening the embassy is the logical next move - a key step in building confidence and trust between two great nations.

  5. Rob Moulton:

    It doesn't give the UK much hope of success when the Court hands down its decision early next year, Some may even say it’s a clear indication of the likely winner in the power struggle between the EU and the UK.

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