Meaning of inter


Pronunciation: (in-tûr'), [key]
— -terred, -ter•ring.
  1. to place (a dead body) in a grave or tomb; bury.
  2. to put into the earth.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin, where it meant “between,” “among,” “in the midst of,” “mutually,” “reciprocally,” “together,” “during” (intercept; interest); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (intercom; interdepartmental).


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. intermediate.
  2. interrogation.
  3. interrogative.
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