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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inch, in(noun)

    a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot

    indium, column inch, in, atomic number 49

  2. column inch, inch(verb)

    a unit of measurement for advertising space

    column inch, in

  3. edge, inch(verb)

    advance slowly, as if by inches

    "He edged towards the car"

    adjoin, edge, abut, butt, butt against, march, border, butt on

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inch(n.)

    twelfth part of a foot

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inch":

    inches, thumb, centimetre, pouce, centimeter, cm, iota, millimetre

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  1. Will Smith:

    Behind the scenes of that, James Avery was relentless on me to elevate. He wouldn’t give me a damn inch. Everything I said, everything I did, for James Avery it was like, ‘Nope, not good enough. You have this position, look where you are, look what you are blessed with. I’m sorry but I’m not accepting anything other than absolute, committed perfection,’.

  2. Victor Matheson:

    Sports face a long-term problem in that people's living rooms have simply gotten to be too good a place to watch sports, in a world where you can buy a 65-inch TV with ultra high definition for the price of one family outing to an NFL game, that's a problem.

  3. Ron Rutland:

    Other than the English Channel and the sea between Shanghai and Osaka, we are determined to cycle every inch -- but not at the expense of doing anything reckless and stupid.

  4. Susan Kangal:

    We were probably an inch from capsizing; everybody was ready to jump. I didn't have a life jacket on.

  5. Dean Krakel, Director of the National Cowboy Hall of Fame:

    Metric is definitely communist. One monetary system, one language, one weight and measurement system, one world - all communist! We know the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile.

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