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  • as inbit by bit
  • as inby degrees
  • as ingradually

synonyms for inch by inch

  • by degrees
  • drop by drop
  • grade by grade
  • gradually
  • in stages
  • inchmeal
  • little by little
  • piecemeal
  • step by step
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How to use inch by inch in a sentence

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Clodd tells us that one cubic inch of rotten stone contains 41 thousand million vegetable skeletons of diatoms.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I believe you will find this an exceeding good duty for a 5½-inch cylinder engine.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The care shown in rearing insures a perfect straightness of stem, and an equable diameter of about an inch or an inch and a half.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He was absorbed in the agitated present, and dared not look an inch away from it.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INCH BY INCH

  • by degrees
  • drop by drop
  • grade by grade
  • gradually
  • in stages
  • inch by inch
  • inchmeal
  • little by little
  • piecemeal
  • step by step
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.