Main definitions of in- in English

: in-1in-2

in-1

Pronunciation /ɪn/

See synonyms for in-

prefix

  • 1(added to adjectives) not.

    ‘inanimate’
    • ‘intolerant’
  • 2(added to nouns) without; lacking.

    ‘inappreciation’
    • ‘inadvertence’

Usage

The prefix in- (as defined for both
in-
above and
in-
below) is also found assimilated in the following forms: il- before l; im- before b, m, or p; ir- before r

Origin

From Latin.

Main definitions of in- in English

: in-1in-2

in-2

Pronunciation /ɪn/

See synonyms for in-

prefix

  • In; into; toward; within.

    ‘induce’
    • ‘influx’
    • ‘inborn’

Origin

Representing in or the Latin preposition in.