In and out
- (Naut.), through and through; said of a through bolt in a ship's side. Knight.
In as much as, ∨ Inasmuch as
- in the degree that; in like manner as; in consideration that; because that; since. See Synonym of Because, and cf. For as much as, under For, prep.
adverb (formal) in or into that thing or place
therein; in this.
- they can read therein what our plans are
- because; for the reason that. "Some things they do in that they are men . . . ; some things in that they are men misled and blinded with error." Hooker.
In the name of
- in behalf of; on the part of; by authority; as, it was done in the name of the people; often used in invocation, swearing, praying, and the like.
Ins and outs
- nooks and corners; twists and turns.
To be (∨ keep) in with
- . (a) To be close or near; as, to keep a ship in with the land. (b) To be on terms of friendship, familiarity, or intimacy with; to secure and retain the favor of. Colloq.
To be in
- to be at home; as, Mrs. A. is in.
To be in for it
- . (a) To be in favor of a thing; to be committed to a course. (b) To be unable to escape from a danger, penalty, etc. Colloq.
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