inter-

(word root) between, among

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inter-

pref.

1. Between; among: international.

2. In the midst of; within: intertropical.

3. Mutual; mutually: interrelate.

4. Reciprocal; reciprocally: intermingle.


[Middle English entre-, inter-, from Old French entre-, from Latin inter-, from inter; see en in Indo-European roots.]

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inter-

prefix

1. between or among: international.

2. together, mutually, or reciprocally: interdependent; interchange.

[from Latin]

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in•ter

(ɪnˈtɜr)

v.t. -terred, -ter•ring.

to place (a dead body) in a grave or tomb; bury.

[1275–1325; Middle English enteren < Middle French enterrer, probably < Vulgar Latin *interrāre, derivative of terra earth; see in-2]

inter-

a prefix meaning “between, among,” “mutually, reciprocally”: intercity; interdepartmental; intermarry; interweave.

[Middle English < Latin prefixal use of inter (preposition and adv.); compare interior]

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inter-

A prefix meaning between or among, as in interplanetary, located between planets.

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