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Synonyms for between
bɪˈtwin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. between, betwixt(adverb)

    in the interval

    "dancing all the dances with little rest between"

    Synonyms:
    betwixt

  2. between, 'tween(adverb)

    in between

    "two houses with a tree between"

Wiktionary

  1. between(preposition)

    Synonyms:
    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.)

    Synonyms:
    atween, atwix

  3. between(preposition)

    Shared in confidence.

    Synonyms:
    atween, atwix

  4. between(preposition)

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

    Synonyms:
    atwix, atween

  5. between(preposition)

    Combined (by effort or ownership).

    Synonyms:
    atween, atwix

  6. between(preposition)

    One of (representing a choice).

    You must choose between him and me.

    Synonyms:
    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."

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

    Antonyms:
    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:
    BETWIXT

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. between(a)

    Synonyms:
    interjacent, intervening

  2. between(prep)

    Synonyms:
    betwixt (Obsolescent)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "between":

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

How to pronounce between?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say between in sign language?

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How to use between in a sentence?

  1. Jorge Kalil:

    Either this emergency opens the door for a real exchange of material and chemicals between serious institutions...or we will not be able to keep to our timetable.

  2. Tim Ryan:

    Between saying when I'm going to retire or not ? I don't think so.

  3. Noel Dixon:

    The Fed has also helped cause the disconnect between Wall Street and the real economy. You will need more fiscal support as well.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    You shouldn't have to choose between being attacked or going to jail.

  5. Michael McGinnis:

    Looking only at death rates, and primarily at mortality prominent in 1969, gives a necessary but not sufficient profile of the health of the nation and the citizens within it – missing issues like the rapid ascendance of Alzheimer’s disease, the rise and reduction of HIV/AIDS, the more recent ascendance of diabetes deaths( tracking the obesity epidemic) and persistent disparities in health care, for example the sustained gap between blacks and whites, we now have the science and the capacity to develop a system of vital signs that can give a much better picture of our health progress.


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