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There are 9 meanings of the word Between.

How to pronounce between:


Between - as an adverb

In the interval

Example: "Dancing all the dances with little rest between"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

In between

Example: "Two houses with a tree between"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Between - as a noun

A kind of needle, shorter than a sharp, with a small rounded eye, used for making fine stitches on heavy fabrics.

Between - as a preposition

In the position or interval that separates (two things), or intermediate in quantity or degree. (see usage notes below.)

Example: "I want to buy one that costs somewhere between forty and fifty dollars."

Done together or reciprocally.

Example: "Conversation between friends"

Shared in confidence.

Example: "Between you and me, i think the boss is crazy.  let's keep this between ourselves."

In transit from (one to the other, or connecting places).

Example: "He's between jobs right now.  the shuttle runs between the town and the airport."

Combined (by effort or ownership).

Example: "Between the leaky taps and the peeling wallpaper, there isn't much about this house to appeal to a buyer."

One of (representing a choice).

Example: "Some colour-blind people can't distinguish between red and green."

Example Sentences

"She couldn't decide between the red or blue dress."
"There is a big difference between knowledge and wisdom."
"We have a good relationship between siblings."
"The debate is about the relationship between technology and privacy."
"The competition is between three contenders."
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Word Game Points

Is BETWEEN a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, between is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BETWEEN has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is BETWEEN a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, between is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BETWEEN has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is BETWEEN a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, between is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BETWEEN has a WORDFEUD points total of 13.

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