Definition of In that

1. Adverb. (formal) in or into that thing or place. "They can read therein what our plans are"

Exact synonyms: In This, Therein
Language type: Formality



Definition of In that

1. Conjunction. In the fact that; in the sense that; for the cause or reason that; because. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of In That

in stock(p)
in store
in store(p)
in straitened circumstances(p)
in stride
in style
in style(p)
in sum
in summary
in suspense(p)
in tandem
in tears
in terms of
in terrorem clause
in terrorem clauses
in that (current term)
in that location
in that respect
in the abstract
in the act
in the adjacent apartment
in the adjacent house
in the air
in the altogether
in the bag
in the ballpark
in the bargain
in the beginning
in the black

Literary usage of In that

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1853)
"He chose low and rustic life, •• because in that condition the essential passions of the heart find a better soil, in which they can attain their maturity, ..."

2. Christian Work in Latin America (1917)
"We should remember that those countries differ from South America in that for ... the joint effort on the part of all our Christian forces in that area to ..."

3. Apocalyptic Sketches: Lectures on the Book of Revelation ; First and Second by John Cumming (1854)
""in that day shall there be one Lord, and his name one :" sects shall cease, ... Then, in verse 20, " in that day there shall be upon the bells of the ..."

4. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1867)
"There is another point which the judges in that trial insisted upon, ... It is not likely that the judges in that court would have liked to decide that ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Queen's Bench Practice Court by Great Britain Bail Court, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Alfred Septimus Dowling, John James Lowndes (1847)
"... possession and occupation of and from and out of the said dwelling-house; and because she, the plaintiff, then resisted the defendants in that behalf ..."

6. Men of the Time: A Dictionary of Contemporaries, Containing Biographical by Thompson Cooper (1879)
"His services in that capacity were so highly appreciated by the late Prince Consort, the President of the Commission, that, immediately after HEH's decease, ..."

7. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1826)
"They were besides so much addicted to drunkenness, that it was common for them to part with whatever they possessed to indulge in that vice. ..."

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