• Definition for "in-"
    • Not: inarticulate. Before l, in- is generally assimilated…
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in- definition

  • prefix:
    • Not: inarticulate. Before l, in- is generally assimilated to il-; before r to ir-; and before b, m, and p to im-. See Usage Note at un-1.
    • In; into; within: inundation. Before l, in- is generally assimilated to il-; before roentgen to ir-; and before b, m, and p to im-.
    • Variant of en-1.
    • Prefixed to certain terms to give the sensory faculties of inside, into, in direction of, within.
    • in, into
    • combined with specific words to reverse their particular definition
  • others:
    • A prefix from Eng. preparation. in, in addition from Lat. prep. in, meaning in, into, on, among. In words through the Latin, in- frequently becomes il- before l, ir- before r, and im- before a labial. In- can be used in combination with an simple intensive power.
    • An inseparable prefix, or particle, indicating perhaps not, non-, un- as, sedentary, incapable, inapt. In- regularly becomes il- before l, ir- before r, and im- before a labial.
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