Definition: 'Into'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Results for word: into

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Preposition
  • Usually followed by a gerund rather than an infinitive
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)
Usage Notes:
  • IN can describe location or movement; INTO can only describe movement
  • INTO and ONTO are often used when the idea of movement is important

Related Glossary Definitions:

Into the net;  Moving into space;  Scraped into

Dictionary Definitions

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Similar Words (using 'into' as word stem):

Prefix + 'into'

hereinto, pinto, shinto, spinto, thereinto, whereinto,

'into' + Suffix

intoed, intolerability, intolerable, intolerableness, intolerably, intolerance, intolerances, intolerant, intolerantly, intomb, intombed, intombing, intombs, intonate, intonated, intonates, intonating, intonation, intonational, intonations, intone, intoned, intoner, intoners, intones, intoning, intorsion, intort, intorted, intorting, intortion, intorts, intown, intoxicable, intoxicant, intoxicants, intoxicate, intoxicated, intoxicatedly, intoxicates, intoxicating, intoxication, intoxications, intoxicative, intoxicator, intoxicators,