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  3  definitions  found 
 
  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. 
  --Shak. 
 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  within 
  adv  :  on  the  inside;  "inside,  the  car  is  a  mess"  [syn:  {inside}] 
  [ant:  {outside}] 




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