among themselves


among themselves
between themselves, between them

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  • among themselves — among yourselves/ourselves/themselves/ phrase with each other Conservatives were arguing among themselves about minor policy issues. Thesaurus: prepositionshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Among — A*mong , Amongst A*mongst , prep. [OE. amongist, amonges, amonge, among, AS. onmang, ongemang, gemang, in a crowd or mixture. For the ending st see {Amidst}. See {Mingle}.] 1. Mixed or mingled; surrounded by. [1913 Webster] They heard, And from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • among yourselves — among yourselves/ourselves/themselves/ phrase with each other Conservatives were arguing among themselves about minor policy issues. Thesaurus: prepositionshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • among ourselves — among yourselves/ourselves/themselves/ phrase with each other Conservatives were arguing among themselves about minor policy issues. Thesaurus: prepositionshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • among — among, amongst 1. Among is now roughly ten times more common than amongst. It is the oldest form, which gave rise to the by forms amonges (14c, no longer in use) and among(e)st (16c). There is no demonstrable difference of meaning between the two …   Modern English usage

  • among — [[t]əmʌ̱ŋ[/t]] ♦ (The form amongst is also used, but is more literary.) 1) PREP Someone or something that is situated or moving among a group of things or people is surrounded by them. ...youths in their late teens sitting among adults... They… …   English dictionary

  • among — a|mong W1S1 [əˈmʌŋ] prep also a|mongst [əˈmʌŋst] [: Old English; Origin: on gemonge, from on + gemong crowd ] 1.) in or through the middle of a group of people or things ▪ The girl quickly disappeared among the crowd. ▪ I could hear voices coming …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • among — a|mong [ ə mʌŋ ] preposition *** 1. ) included in a larger group a ) used for saying that someone or something is included in a particular group of people or things: His family connections helped ensure his position among the elite. from among… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • among */*/*/ — UK [əˈmʌŋ] / US preposition 1) included in a larger group a) used for saying that someone or something is included in a particular group of people or things His family connections helped ensure his position among the elite. from among (= from a… …   English dictionary

  • among — also amongst preposition Etymology: among from Middle English, from Old English on gemonge, from on + gemonge, dative of gemong crowd, from ge (associative prefix) + mong (akin to Old English mengan to mix); amongst from Middle English amonges,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary