Definition of ind

 (Entry 1 of 5)

1 independent
2 index
3 industrial; industry


\ ˈind How to pronounce Ind (audio) , ˈīnd How to pronounce Ind (audio) \

Definition of Ind (Entry 2 of 5)

1 archaic : India
2 obsolete : Indies

Definition of Ind (Entry 3 of 5)

1 Indian
2 Indiana

Definition of IND (Entry 4 of 5)

investigational new drug
variants: or indo-

Definition of ind- (Entry 5 of 5)

1 : indigo indoxyl
2 : resembling indigo (as in color) indophenol

First Known Use of ind


13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ind

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International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin indicum — more at indigo

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“Ind.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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Kids Definition of Ind.

1 Indian
2 Indiana
\ ˌī-ˌen-ˈdē How to pronounce IND (audio) \

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