Definify.com

Webster 1913 Edition


Inter

In-ter′

,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Interred
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Interring
.]
[OE.
enteren
, OF.
enterer
,
enterrer
, LL.
interrare
; L. pref.
in-
in +
terra
the earth. See
Terrace
.]
To deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume;
as, to
inter
a dead body
.
Shak.

Webster 1828 Edition


Inter

IN'TER

, a Latin preposition, signifying among or between; used as a prefix.

Definition 2022


Inter

Inter

See also: inter, inter-, and întèr-

Italian

Proper noun

Inter ?

  1. The Inter Milan football team

inter

inter

See also: Inter, inter-, and întèr-

English

Verb

inter (third-person singular simple present inters, present participle interring, simple past and past participle interred)

  1. To bury in a grave.
  2. To confine, as in a prison.

Usage notes

Synonyms

Antonyms

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams


Esperanto

Etymology

From Latin inter.

Preposition

inter

  1. between
  2. among

Ido

Etymology

From Esperanto inter, from English inter-, French inter-, Italian inter-, Spanish inter-, from Latin inter.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈin.ter/, /ˈin.tɛɾ/

Preposition

inter

  1. between, among
  2. (figuratively) division, exchange, reciprocity

Antonyms

Derived terms


Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁enter (between). Cognates include Sanskrit अन्तर् (antár, between, within, into), Oscan 𐌀𐌍𐌕𐌄𐌓 (anter, between), Old Irish eter (between), Old High German untar (between) and German unter (among).

PIE adverb *h₁enter gave rise to the adjective *h₁énteros (inner, what is inside), whence also Latin interior (interior) and intrā (inside, within).

Preposition

inter + accusative

  1. between, among
  2. during, while

Derived terms

Descendants

References

  • inter in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inter in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), “inter”, in Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be situate to the north-west: spectare inter occasum solis et septentriones
    • to carry some one away in one's arms: inter manus auferre aliquem
    • it is a recognised fact: inter omnes constat
    • to take common counsel: consilia inter se communicare
    • to be closely connected with each other: conexum et aptum esse inter se
    • systematic succession, concatenation: continuatio seriesque rerum, ut alia ex alia nexa et omnes inter se aptae colligataeque sint (N. D. 1. 4. 9)
    • we have agreed on this point: hoc convēnit inter nos
    • to be mutually contradictory: inter se pugnare or repugnare
    • to be considered the foremost orator: primum or principem inter oratores locum obtinere
    • the connection: sententiae inter se nexae
    • the connection of thought: ratio, qua sententiae inter se excipiunt.
    • to be in correspondence with..: litteras inter se dare et accipere
    • to hover between hope and fear: inter spem metumque suspensum animi esse
    • we are united by many mutual obligations: multa et magna inter nos officia intercedunt (Fam. 13. 65)
    • whilst drinking; at table: inter pocula
    • during dinner; at table: inter cenam, inter epulas
    • we have known each other well for several years: vetus usus inter nos intercedit
    • to exchange greetings: inter se consalutare (De Or. 2. 3. 13)
    • to shake hands with a person: dextram iungere cum aliquo, dextras inter se iungere
    • to transact, settle a matter with some one: transigere aliquid (de aliqua re) cum aliquo or inter se
    • to form a conspiracy: coniurare (inter se) de c. Gerund. or ut...
    • (the magistrates) arrange among themselves the administration of the provinces, the offical spheres of duty: provincias inter se comparant
    • to accuse a person of assassination: accusare aliquem inter sicarios (Rosc. Am. 32. 90)
  • inter in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700, pre-publication website, 2005-2016