Hypertext Webster Gateway: "within"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Within \With*in"\, prep. [OE. withinne, withinnen, AS.
wi[eth]innan; wi[eth] with, against, toward + innan in,
inwardly, within, from in in. See {With}, prep., {In}, prep.]
1. In the inner or interior part of; inside of; not without;
as, within doors.

O, unhappy youth! Come not within these doors;
within this roof The enemy of all your graces lives.

Till this be cured by religion, it is as impossible
for a man to be happy -- that is, pleased and
contented within himself -- as it is for a sick man
to be at ease. --Tillotson.

2. In the limits or compass of; not further in length than;
as, within five miles; not longer in time than; as, within
an hour; not exceeding in quantity; as, expenses kept
within one's income. ``That he repair should again within
a little while.'' --Chaucer.

Within these five hours lived Lord Hastings,
Untainted, unexamined, free, at liberty. --Shak.

3. Hence, inside the limits, reach, or influence of; not
going outside of; not beyond, overstepping, exceeding, or
the like.

Both he and she are still within my power. --Dryden.

Within himself The danger lies, yet lies within his
power. --Milton.

Were every action concluded within itself, and drew
no consequence after it, we should, undoubtedly,
never err in our choice of good. --Locke.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Within \With*in"\, adv.
1. In the inner part; inwardly; internally. ``The wound
festers within.'' --Carew.

Ills from within thy reason must prevent. --Dryden.

2. In the house; in doors; as, the master is within.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adv : on the inside; "inside, the car is a mess" [syn: {inside}]
[ant: {outside}]

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