What does Until mean?

Definitions for Until
ʌnˈtɪlUn·til

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Wiktionary

  1. until(Conjunction)

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

    Etymology: From und and til

  2. until(Conjunction)

    Before (a condition becoming true).

    Etymology: From und and til

  3. until(Preposition)

    Up to the time of (something happening).

    Etymology: From und and til

  4. until(Preposition)

    Before (a time).

    Etymology: 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

How to pronounce Until?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Until in sign language?

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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

Examples of Until in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    Until we know for certain what caused this tragedy, I just want to reiterate what I have already said: That we are a growing country, with a growing economy, we need to invest in the infrastructure that keeps up that way and not just when something bad happens like a bridge collapse or a train derailment but all the time. That's what great nations do.

  2. Stephen Wellborn:

    History shows the Chinese aren't satisfied until they have the whole industry.

  3. John Maher:

    It’s encouraging, we decided to take the direct approach, presidents don’t do those things until the end of their last term. It’s very reassuring that these are things he perceives as an injustice.

  4. Sue Patton Thoele, The Courage To Be Yourself Journal:

    At the center of each human heart is goodness, layered over with hurt, confusion, and mistaken ideas. Our task is to gently peel off layer after layer until the unfettered heart can shed its love upon the world.

  5. German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer:

    Whether we can continue our work depends principally on the decision of the Iraqi government. Talks on that are currently ongoing and until then we're reading tea leaves.

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