Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “between”

See all translations

between

preposition /biˈtwiːn/
in, to, through or across the space dividing two people, places, times etc
entre
There was a gap of about a foot between the car and the pavement/sidewalk We’re expecting her to arrive between 2 o’clock and 2.30 You should not eat between meals.
concerning the relationship of two things or people
entre
Children need to learn the difference between right and wrong.
by the combined action of; working together
entre
They managed it between them.
part to one (person or thing), part to (the other)
entre
Divide the chocolate between you.
between you and me / between ourselves in confidence
entre nosotros
Between you and me, I think he’s rather nice.
between is usually used for two. among is usually used for more than two.
(Definition of between from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “between” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

past participle

the form of a verb, usually made by adding -ed, used in some grammatical structures such as the passive and the present perfect

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More