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4 definitions found
 for Inter-
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inter- \In"ter-\ [L. inter, prep., among, between, a compar.
     form of in in; akin to intra, intro, within, Skr. antar
     between, in, and E. in. See In, and cf. Entrails,
     Interior, Enter-, Exterior.]
     A prefix signifying among, between, amid; as, interact,
     interarticular, intermit.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inter \In*ter"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Interred; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Interring.] [OE. enteren, OF. enterer, enterrer, LL.
     interrare; L. pref. in- in + terra the earth. See Terrace.]
     To deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume; as, to
     inter a dead body. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "inter":
     bury, coffin, conduct a funeral, encoffin, ensepulcher, enshrine,
     entomb, hearse, inearth, inhume, inurn, lay away, lay to rest,
     plant, put away, sepulcher, sepulture, tomb, unite
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  INTER. Between, among; as, inter vivos, between living persons; inter alia, 
  among others. 
  
  

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