Synonyms of in in English:



  • 1 she was hiding in a wardrobe
    inside, within, in the middle of, within the bounds/confines of; surrounded by, enclosed by
    [Antonyms] outside
  • 2 he was covered in mud
    with, by
  • 3 he put a fruit gum in his mouth
    into, inside, into the interior of
  • 4 they met in 1921
    during, in the course of, in the time of, over
  • 5 I'll see you in half an hour
    after, at the end of, following, subsequent to; within, in less than, in under, in no more than, before a … is up
  • 6 the tax is charged at ten pence in the pound
  • Phrases

    in for

    she is in for a huge pay risedue forin line forlikely to receiveexpectingabout to receiveabout to experienceup forready for

    in for it

    we're in for it now!in troubleabout to be punishedabout to suffer the consequencesabout to pay the pricein for a scolding informalfor itfor the high jumpin hot waterin deep waterin (deep) shtookabout to take the rapabout to catch it

    in on

    now you're in on my secretprivy toaware ofacquainted withinformed about/ofadvised ofapprised ofmindful ofsensible of informalwise toclued in onup onin the know abouthip toin the loop archaicware of


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  • 1 his mum walked in
    inside, indoors, into the interior, into the room/house/building, within
    [Antonyms] out
  • 2 the tide's in
    high, at its highest level, rising
    [Antonyms] out low
  • adjective

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  • 1 we knocked at the door but there was no one in
    present, home, at home; inside, indoors, in the house/room
    [Antonyms] out
  • 2 informal back when beards were in
    [Antonyms] unfashionable out
  • 3 I was in with all the right people
    in favour, popular, friendly, friends; favoured by, liked by, approved of by, admired by, accepted by
    [Antonyms] unpopular
  • noun

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    ins and outs

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