Synonyms of in in English:

in


See definition of in

preposition

1‘she was hiding in a wardrobe’

SYNONYMS

inside, within, in the middle of, within the bounds of, within the confines of

surrounded by, enclosed by

ANTONYMS

outside

2‘he was covered in mud’

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with, by

3‘he put a fruit gum in his mouth’

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into, inside, into the interior of

4‘they met in 1921’

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during, in the course of, in the time of, over

5‘I'll see you in half an hour’

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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’

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to, per, every, each


adverb

1‘his mum walked in’

SYNONYMS

inside, indoors, into the interior, into the building, into the house, into the room, within

ANTONYMS

out

2‘the tide's in’

SYNONYMS

high, at its highest level, rising

ANTONYMS

out, low


adjective

1‘we knocked at the door but there was no one in’

SYNONYMS

present, home, at home

inside, indoors, in the house, in the room

ANTONYMS

out

2‘back when beards were in’

SYNONYMS

fashionable, in fashion, in vogue, voguish, stylish, in style, popular, up to the minute, modern, modish, trendsetting, chic

à la mode, de rigueur

trendy, all the rage, with it, cool, the in thing, hot, hip, happening, now, swinging

British dated all the go

ANTONYMS

unfashionable, out

3‘I was in with all the right people’

SYNONYMS

in favour, popular, friendly, friends

favoured by, liked by, approved of by, admired by, accepted by

informal in someone's good books

ANTONYMS

unpopular


Phrases

    in for

      ‘she is in for a huge pay rise’

      SYNONYMS

      due for, in line for, likely to receive

      expecting, about to receive, about to experience

      up for, ready for

    in for it

      ‘we're in for it now!’

      SYNONYMS

      in trouble, about to be punished, about to suffer the consequences, about to pay the price, in for a scolding

      informal

      for it, for the high jump, in hot water, in deep water, in shtook, in deep shtook, about to take the rap, about to catch it

    in on

      ‘now you're in on my secret’

      SYNONYMS

      privy to, aware of, acquainted with, informed about, informed of, advised of, apprised of, mindful of, sensible of

      informal

      wise to, clued in on, up on, in the know about, hip to, in the loop

      archaic

      ware of

    ins and outs

      ‘our instructors will teach novices the ins and outs of the sport’

      SYNONYMS

      details, particulars, facts, features, points, characteristics, traits, nuts and bolts, particularities

      intricacies, peculiarities, idiosyncrasies

      informal

      nitty gritty, ABC, A to Z