5 letter word starting with in

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
inane adjective Without contents; empty; void of sense or intelligence; purposeless; pointless; characterless; useless., That which is void or empty.
inapt adjective Unapt; not apt; unsuitable; inept.
incan adjective Of or pertaining to the Incas.
incle noun Same as Inkle.
incog adverb Incognito.
incur verb t. To meet or fall in with, as something inconvenient, harmful, or onerous; to put one’s self in the way of; to expose one’s self to; to become liable or subject to; to bring down upon one’s self; to encounter; to contract; as, to incur debt, danger, displeasure/ penalty, responsibility, etc., To render liable or subject to; to occasion., To pass; to enter.
incus noun An anvil., One of the small bones in the tympanum of the ear; the anvil bone. See Ear., The central portion of the armature of the pharynx in the Rotifera.
indew verb t. To indue.
index noun That which points out; that which shows, indicates, manifests, or discloses., That which guides, points out, informs, or directs; a pointer or a hand that directs to anything, as the hand of a watch, a movable finger on a gauge, scale, or other graduated instrument. In printing, a sign used to direct particular attention to a note or paragraph; — called also fist., A table for facilitating reference to topics, names, and the like, in a book; — usually alphabetical in arrangement, and printed at the end of the volume., A prologue indicating what follows., The second digit, that next pollex, in the manus, or hand; the forefinger; index finger., The figure or letter which shows the power or root of a quantity; the exponent., To provide with an index or table of references; to put into an index; as, to index a book, or its contents.
india noun A country in Southern Asia; the two peninsulas of Hither and Farther India; in a restricted sense, Hither India, or Hindostan.
indin noun A dark red crystalline substance, isomeric with and resembling indigo blue, and obtained from isatide and dioxindol.
indo- A prefix signifying Indian (i. e., East Indian); of or pertaining of India.
indol noun A white, crystalline substance, C8H7N, obtained from blue indigo, and almost all indigo derivatives, by a process of reduction. It is also formed from albuminous matter, together with skatol, by putrefaction, and by fusion with caustic potash, and is present in human excrement, as well as in the intestinal canal of some herbivora.
indow verb t. See Endow.
indri noun Any lemurine animal of the genus Indris.
indue verb t. To put on, as clothes; to draw on., To clothe; to invest; hence, to endow; to furnish; to supply with moral or mental qualities.
inept adjective Not apt or fit; unfit; unsuitable; improper; unbecoming., Silly; useless; nonsensical; absurd; foolish.
inerm adjective Alt. of Inermous
inert adjective Destitute of the power of moving itself, or of active resistance to motion; as, matter is inert., Indisposed to move or act; very slow to act; sluggish; dull; inactive; indolent; lifeless., Not having or manifesting active properties; not affecting other substances when brought in contact with them; powerless for an expected or desired effect.
ineye verb t. To ingraft, as a tree or plant, by the insertion of a bud or eye; to inoculate.
infer verb t. To bring on; to induce; to occasion., To offer, as violence., To bring forward, or employ as an argument; to adduce; to allege; to offer., To derive by deduction or by induction; to conclude or surmise from facts or premises; to accept or derive, as a consequence, conclusion, or probability; to imply; as, I inferred his determination from his silence., To show; to manifest; to prove.
infix verb t. To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in; as, to infix a sting, spear, or dart., To implant or fix; to instill; to inculcate, as principles, thoughts, or instructions; as, to infix good principles in the mind, or ideas in the memory., Something infixed.
infra adverb Below; beneath; under; after; — often used as a prefix.
ingle noun Flame; blaze; a fire; a fireplace., A paramour; a favourite; a sweetheart; an engle., To cajole or coax; to wheedle. See Engle.
ingot noun That in which metal is cast; a mold., A bar or wedge of steel, gold, or other malleable metal, cast in a mold; a mass of unwrought cast metal.
inial adjective Pertaining to the inion.
inion noun The external occipital protuberance of the skull.
inked imp. & past participle of Ink
inker noun One who, or that which, inks; especially, in printing, the pad or roller which inks the type.
inkle noun A kind of tape or braid., To guess.
inlaw verb t. To clear of outlawry or attainder; to place under the protection of the law.
inlay verb t. To lay within; hence, to insert, as pieces of pearl, iviry, choice woods, or the like, in a groundwork of some other material; to form an ornamental surface; to diversify or adorn with insertions., Matter or pieces of wood, ivory, etc., inlaid, or prepared for inlaying; that which is inserted or inlaid for ornament or variety.
inlet noun A passage by which an inclosed place may be entered; a place of ingress; entrance., A bay or recess,as in the shore of a sea, lake, or large river; a narrow strip of water running into the land or between islands., That which is let in or inland; an inserted material.
inmew verb t. To inclose, as in a mew or cage.
inned imp. & past participle of Inn
inner adjective Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an spirit or its phenomena., Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure.
inset verb t. To infix., That which is inserted or set in; an insertion., One or more separate leaves inserted in a volume before binding; as: (a) A portion of the printed sheet in certain sizes of books which is cut off before folding, and set into the middle of the folded sheet to complete the succession of paging; — also called offcut. (b) A page or pages of advertisements inserted.
insue verb i. See Ensue, v. i.
inter verb t. To deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume; as, to inter a dead body.
inure verb t. To apply in use; to train; to discipline; to use or accustom till use gives little or no pain or inconvenience; to harden; to habituate; to practice habitually., To pass into use; to take or have effect; to be applied; to serve to the use or benefit of; as, a gift of lands inures to the heirs.
inurn verb t. To put in an urn, as the ashes of the dead; hence, to bury; to intomb.
inust adjective Burnt in.
inwit noun Inward sense; mind; understanding; conscience.