What does unto mean?

Definitions for untoˈʌn tu; unstressed -tə

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


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unto

    un′tōō, prep. to.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unto in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unto in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    Do not do unto others as you would they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.

  3. Matthew 821-22:

    And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. But Jesus said unto him, Follow me and let the dead bury their dead.

  4. Matthew McReynolds:

    No school district is a law unto itself, we are taking action to ensure that important laws such as parental opt-out rights continue to serve as checks and balances and do not become empty promises.

  5. Vice President Biden:

    Very shortly, the most popular man in the world is about to come to the United States, why is he so popular ? he asked. Because his message, that whatever you do unto the least of my brethren, you do unto me.

Images & Illustrations of unto

  1. untountounto

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