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English Online Dictionary. What means within‎? What does within mean?

  • w/i, w/in (abbreviations)

From Middle English withinne, withinnen, from Old English wiþinnan; equivalent to with +‎ in.

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /wɪðˈɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /wɪðˈɪn/, /wɪˈθɪn/
  • (Scotland) IPA(key): /wɪˈθɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɪn
  • Hyphenation: with‧in


  1. In the inner part, spatially; physically inside.
  2. In the scope or range of.
  3. Before the specified duration ends.
  • outside
  • outwith
  • without

within (not comparable)

  1. In or into the interior; inside.

within (not comparable)

  1. (law) In the context of which the present document or ruling is made.

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