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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Within \With*in"\, prep. [OE. withinne, withinnen, AS.
     wi[eth]innan; wi[eth] with, against, toward + innan in,
     inwardly, within, from in in. See With, prep., In, prep.]
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     1. In the inner or interior part of; inside of; not without;
        as, within doors.
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              O, unhappy youth!
              Come not within these doors; within this roof
              The enemy of all your graces lives.   --Shak.
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              Till this be cured by religion, it is as impossible
              for a man to be happy -- that is, pleased and
              contented within himself -- as it is for a sick man
              to be at ease.                        --Tillotson.
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     2. In the limits or compass of; not further in length than;
        as, within five miles; not longer in time than; as, within
        an hour; not exceeding in quantity; as, expenses kept
        within one's income. "That he repair should again within a
        little while." --Chaucer.
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              Within these five hours lived Lord Hastings,
              Untainted, unexamined, free, at liberty. --Shak.
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     3. Hence, inside the limits, reach, or influence of; not
        going outside of; not beyond, overstepping, exceeding, or
        the like.
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              Both he and she are still within my power. --Dryden.
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              Within himself
              The danger lies, yet lies within his power.
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              Were every action concluded within itself, and drew
              no consequence after it, we should, undoubtedly,
              never err in our choice of good.      --Locke.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Within \With*in"\, adv.
     1. In the inner part; inwardly; internally. "The wound
        festers within." --Carew.
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              Ills from within thy reason must prevent. --Dryden.
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     2. In the house; in doors; as, the master is within.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: on the inside; "inside, the car is a mess" [syn:
             inside, within] [ant: outside]

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