inter- vs intra-

inter- intra-


  • 1) A prefix in many words from the Latin, meaning ‘within.’ In the following etymologies it is treated much like inter-.
  • 2) A Latin preposition and adverb, meaning ‘within,’ used in some phrases occasionally met in English.
  • 3) A prefix signifying in, within, interior
  • 4) a signifying inside, within, interior, during


  • 1) Citigroup strategists said they see little relative value in five-year Spanish bonds on either an intra- or inter-market basis, but expect the auction to benefit from continued short covering and the usual domestic sponsorship.
  • 2) Supply-side measures, improved energy efficiency, commodity-price stabilization mechanisms and greater intra- and interregional cooperation to ensure sufficient trade in food and energy and effective commodity market regulation would also help, it said.
  • 3) He had hoped to make such a commitment at the annual Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Honolulu next weekend, but is facing intra- and inter-party dissension on the issue.
  • 4) The prefix means among or between, whereas intra- means within.
  • 5) The partnership, as the mechanism for developing intra- and interorganizational trust, becomes a learning organism reaching for ever higher overall organizational performance.
  • 6) Perhaps the most valuable Internet-based tool is e-mail, both the ability to copy and forward all messages directed to, and received from, the key account and continuously log all inter- and intra- organizational communications.
  • 7) The covers of science “fiction” and “fantasy” novels—and abstract and surrealistic paintings—are replete with the ripe colors and exquisite forms of the intra- and extrastellar planets.
inter intra


  • 1) To bury in a grave.
  • 2) A Latin preposition meaning ‘between’ or ‘among,’ used in some Latin phrases occurring in English books, as in inter nos (between or among ourselves), inter arma silent leges (laws are silent among arms—that is, in time of war), etc., and very common as a prefix. See inter-.
  • 3) Specifically To bury; inhume; place in a grave, or, by extension, in a tomb of any kind.
  • 4) A common prefix meaning ‘between’ or ‘among’ or ‘during,’ occurring in many English words taken from the Latin, either directly or through Middle English and Old French or French forms (being then in Middle English also enter-, and so retained in some modern forms: see enter-), or formed in English on the Latin model.
  • 5) To place in the earth and cover with it.
  • 6) A Middle English form of enter.
  • 7) To place in a grave or tomb; bury.
  • 8) To deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume.


  • 1) They interred the body and read the diary.
  • 2) I'm not really into what I call inter-faith dialogue.
  • 3) I'm interested in what I call inter-faith projects.
  • 4) You take the first part of the word "inter" as in "inter-provincial".
  • 5) Ilike photographs that aggres­sively contex­tu­alize inter­esting things and people in inter­esting contexts.
  • 6) But people indulge in inter-personal comparison all the time, and there are few people who stick to their own unadulterated Utility functions, many people interpolate socially acceptable behaviour into what they really want, maybe that is the cause of "Mid-Life Crises" and the new "Quarter Life Crises", a conflict between Individual Utility Schedules and some subjectively observed Social Utility Schedule.
  • 7) Those stories are almost exclu­sively in inter­esting places, or at least around inter­esting people.
  • 8) As far as the distributional effects of paying less for capital investment in inter-metropolitan transport capacity through HSR than through additional highway lanes and investment in additional airport capacity, it seems as if the discussion is proceeding in a vacuum, acting as if interstate roads and airports do not receive capital subsidies from taxpayers.
  • 9) Mr. Manos will no doubt try to persuade other European banks to open up overnight and very short-term inter-bank lines of credit as a first step on the path back to normality, but it is likely to be a long process.
  • 10) The welfare state was not set up to support vast families or single mothers in inter-generational welfare dependency.
  • 11) In it, Dulles makes the point Christianity's original experts on Islam were neither impartial scholars nor specialists in inter-faith dialogue, but medieval apologists - writers from the 7th through the 14th centuries who articulated a strong defense of Christianity in light of Islamic critique.
  • 12) ‘After the funeral, Cpt Guy's body was interred in Skipton cemetery at a private ceremony.’
  • 13) ‘Could they have religious reasons for not interring the bodies of their dead?’
  • 14) ‘Because of the tropical climate, the bodies are interred within two days.’
  • 15) ‘The body is usually interred on ancestral land or in the church cemetery.’
  • 16) ‘On Tuesday his requiem Mass took place and following this he was interred in the family grave in the adjoining cemetery.’
  • 17) ‘His family cannot afford a burial place so he is interred in a borrowed tomb.’
  • 18) ‘Mona was interred in Baltinglass cemetery following a huge funeral in St Joseph's Church on Saturday.’
  • 19) ‘After the funeral services Mr Grier was interred in the local cemetery.’
  • 20) ‘He said thereafter that Alban departed on the day Estelle was interred in the earth.’
  • 21) ‘He asked to be buried there, and although he was initially interred in Spain after his death in 1506, his body was later moved to the island.’
  • 22) ‘He was interred in the adjoining cemetery following requiem mass.’
  • 23) ‘John's remains were interred on Sunday, July 21st and Kathleen was laid to rest the following day.’
  • 24) ‘Joseph, who is survived by his wife Ellen, three children, brothers and sister, will be interred in London.’
  • 25) ‘He will be interred next to his beloved wife in the cathedral's crypt.’
  • 26) ‘Mrs. Conlan's remains were interred in Barrettstown cemetery on Friday morning.’
  • 27) ‘And at far too young an age, they are now interred in that Ohio soil they once walked on.’
  • 28) ‘Mrs. Byrne's remains were interred in Milltown cemetery on Monday of last week.’
  • 29) ‘Her remains were interred in the family burial ground in Calvary Cemetery.’
  • 30) ‘The first to be interred there was Edward IV, who ordered work on building the chapel to be started in 1475.’

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