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Noun
A very small distance or degree
“Give them an inch, and they'll take a mile.”
Noun
An individual part of a process, series, or ranking
“… inch by inch, we're making progress toward our fund-raising goal.”
Noun
One-twelfth of a foot/2.54 centimeters measured
Noun
The distance of something or someone from bottom to top
“… made the most of her inches by standing on her tiptoes to reach the top shelf.”
Noun
A single step taken while walking or running
Noun
A small, modest or trifling amount
Noun
Slight or narrow amount
Noun
A contiguous area of land totally surrounded by water
Verb
To advance gradually beyond the usual or desirable limits
“Every year the water inches further up the embankments, threatening to permanently engulf the island city.”
Verb
To move slowly
“The car inched carefully across the snow-covered causeway.”
Verb
To move past someone or something with force
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Move forward on the hands and knees or by dragging the body close to the ground
Verb
To scatter or set here and there among other things
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To move (something or oneself) slowly and carefully
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To move sideways
Verb
To move somewhere in a slow steady way
Verb
Invade another's property, business
Verb
To change one's position
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