Synonyms for between
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Wiktionary3.0 / 2 votes
In the position or interval that separates (two things), or intermediate in quantity or degree. (See the Usage notes below.)
Shared in confidence.
In transit from (one to the other, or connecting places).
Combined (by effort or ownership).
One of (representing a choice).
You must choose between him and me.
English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 3 votes
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."
Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 5 votes
in the interval
"dancing all the dances with little rest between"
"two houses with a tree between"
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes
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The soul of America is animated by the perennial battle between our worst instincts, which we've seen of late, and our better angels, between ‘me first’ and ‘we the people.’ Between greed and generosity. Cruelty and kindness. Captivity and freedom.
The question is no longer between violence and non-violence it is between non-violence and non-existence.
It is impossible to think of Howard Hughes without seeing the apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and what we do want, between what we officially admire and secretly desire, between, in the largest sense, the people we marry and the people we love. In a nation which increasingly appears to prize social virtues, Howard Hughes remains not merely antisocial but grandly, brilliantly, surpassingly, asocial. He is the last private man, the dream we no longer admit.
The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.
There is no truth more thoroughly established, than that there exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness, between duty and advantage, between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.
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- между́, между, помеждуBulgarian
- entreCatalan, Valencian
- imellem, mellemDanish
- میان, بینPersian
- välillä, yhteensä, välissä, väliltä, kesken, keskelläFinnish
- millum, ímillumFaroese
- tuskenWestern Frisian
- á milliIcelandic
- tra, fraItalian
- 가운데, 사이Korean
- tëschentLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- starp, vidūLatvian
- ме́ѓу, по́меѓу, за́едно, и́змеѓуMacedonian
- di antara, antaraMalay
- onder, tussen, onder ons gezegd en gezwegenDutch
- pomiędzy, międzyPolish
- среди́, сумма́рно, всего́, ме́жду, вме́сте, на всех, посреди́, межRussian
- и̏змеђу, међу, ȉzmeđu, ме̏ђу, međuSerbo-Croatian
- ở giữa, giưaVietnamese
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