Definitions for untoˈʌn tu; unstressed -tə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•toˈʌn tu; unstressed -tə(prep.)

  1. to (except to indicate the infinitive).

  2. until; till.

Origin of unto:

1250–1300; ME, =un- (see until ) +toto


  1. unto(Conjunction)

    Up to the time or degree that; until; till.

  2. unto(Preposition)

    Up to, indicating a motion towards a thing and then stopping at it.

    Sir Gawain rode unto the nearby castle.

  3. Origin: By analogy with until, substituting to for till.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unto

    to; -- now used only in antiquated, formal, or scriptural style. See To

  2. Unto

    until; till

  3. Unto

    until; till

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an old word for `to'.

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