in

  1. a state in midwestern United States

    Synonyms : hoosier state, ind., indiana
  2. to or toward the inside of

    Synonyms : inward, inwards
    Examples :
    • come in
    • smash in the door
  3. a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot

    Synonyms : inch
    Type Of : linear measure, linear unit
  4. a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite

    Synonyms : atomic number 49, indium
    Type Of : metallic element, metal
  5. currently fashionable

    Examples :
    • the in thing to do
    • large shoulder pads are in
  6. directed or bound inward

    Examples :
    • took the in bus
    • the in basket
  7. holding office

    Examples :
    • the in party