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in- definitions

Merriam Webster's

I. prefix or il- or im- or ir- Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin; akin to Old English un- not ; non-, un- usually il- before l <illogical>, im- before b, m, or p <imbalance> <immoral> <impractical>, ir- before r <irreducible>, and in- before other sounds <inconclusive> II. prefix or il- or im- or ir- Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin, from in in, into 1. in ; within ; into ; toward ; on usually il- before l <illuviation>, im- before b, m, or p <immingle>, ir- before r <irradiance>, and in- before other sounds <infiltrate> 2. en- I <imbrute> <imperil> <inspirit>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. prefix (also il-, im-, ir-) added to: 1 adjectives, meaning 'not' (inedible; insane). 2 nouns, meaning 'without, lacking' (inaction). Etymology: L 2. prefix (also il- before l, im- before b, m, p, ir- before r) in, on, into, towards, within (induce; influx; insight; intrude). Etymology: IN, or from or after L in IN prep.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

In- In- [See In, prep. Cf. Em-, En-.] A prefix from Eng. prep. in, also from Lat. prep. in, meaning in, into, on, among; as, inbred, inborn, inroad; incline, inject, intrude. In words from the Latin, in- regularly becomes il- before l, ir- before r, and im- before a labial; as, illusion, irruption, imblue, immigrate, impart. In- is sometimes used with an simple intensive force.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

In- In- [L. in-; akin to E. un-. See Un-.] An inseparable prefix, or particle, meaning not, non-, un- as, inactive, incapable, inapt. In- regularly becomes il- before l, ir- before r, and im- before a labial.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

In- is added to some words to form words with the opposite meaning. For example, something that is incorrect is not correct. ...incomplete answers. ...women who are insecure about themselves. PREFIX




 


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