Definition for between

preposition as in middle from two points

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Example Sentences

Between 25 and 30, you’re trying to decide how much longer before you start growing a beard and calling yourself ‘Daddy.

He has wild swings between trying not to care about Lana and the baby, and being completely obsessed by it.

The choice between freedom and fear is not difficult when seen with perspective.

Each individual race involves an unusual collaboration between researchers, manufacturers, and public-health entities.

Are you bi-coastal now, between Portlandia and Late Night with Seth Meyers?

In sorting notes it is necessary to be able readily to distinguish between notes of this bank and notes of other reserve banks.

The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.

He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.

To Harrison and his wife there was no distinction between the executive and judicial branches of the law.

He noticed at the same time several burnt matches between his cushions and her chair.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to between, such as: betwixt, amid, amidst, among, at intervals, and bounded by.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.