What does until mean?

Definitions for untilʌnˈtɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word until.

Wiktionary

  1. until(Conjunction)

    Up to the time that (a condition becomes true).

  2. until(Conjunction)

    Before (a condition becoming true).

  3. until(Preposition)

    Up to the time of (something happening).

  4. until(Preposition)

    Before (a time).

  5. Origin: From und and til

Webster Dictionary

  1. Until

    to; unto; towards; -- used of material objects

  2. Until

    to; up to; till; before; -- used of time; as, he staid until evening; he will not come back until the end of the month

  3. Until

    as far as; to the place or degree that; especially, up to the time that; till. See Till, conj

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Until

    un-til′, prep. till: to: as far as (used mostly with respect to time).—adv. till: up to the time that.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'until' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #357

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'until' in Written Corpus Frequency: #624

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of until in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of until in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nikos Romanos:

    I won't back down. My response is: struggle until victory or struggle until death.

  2. Alan Miller:

    The Republicans are already talking about providing coverage until the end of the year, until something else can be worked out.

  3. William Osler:

    Study until twenty five, investigate until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance.

  4. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.

  5. Bruce Aylward:

    You don't have control of Ebola until you know where all your transmission chains are and until your cases are coming from known contact lists, you always hear about disease detective work and that is what Ebola is about now.

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