What does Until mean?

Definitions for Until
ʌnˈtɪlun·til

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Until.


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Wiktionary

  1. untilconjunction

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

  2. untilconjunction

    Before (a condition becoming true).

  3. untilpreposition

    Up to the time of (something happening).

  4. untilpreposition

    Before (a time).

  5. Etymology: From und and til

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Untiladverb

    Treasons are acted,
    As soon as thought; though they are never believ’d
    Until they come to act. John Denham.

    In open prospect nothing bounds our eye,
    Until the earth seems join’d unto the sky. Dryden.

  2. Untilprep.

    To. Used of time. The other use is obsolete.

    So soon as he from far descry’d
    Those glist’ring arms, that heaven with light did fill,
    He rous’d himself full blithe, and hasten’d them until. Edmund Spenser.

ChatGPT

  1. until

    The term "until" is a preposition or conjunction used to indicate the point in time before a specific event or period of time is reached. It implies that an action or condition will continue or not change until that particular point in time or event occurs.

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

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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. Shawn Rivas:

    What they think they have gotten away with, they haven't gotten away with it because justice may be delayed right now, but I can assure you, we're not going to stop until they are behind bars.

  2. The Guardian:

    I’ve realised that most men, good men, the men that I love, there is a cut-off in their ability to understand. They simply cannot understand what abuse is like on a daily level, i honestly think that until we get on the same page, you can’t tell a woman about their abuse. A man cannot do that. No one can. It is so individual and so personal, it’s galling when a powerful man steps up and starts dictating the terms, whether he intends it or not.

  3. Alex Gerbi:

    Ukraine has sought additional time for the filing of its defence of six weeks until 27 May 2016, as the Claimant, The Law Debenture Trust Corporation plc, has not agreed to that request, no doubt at the instruction of the Russian Federation.

  4. Eduard Mkhitaryan:

    We are not asking for any compensation. We are talking about cancellation of the decision to raise electricity prices and will stay here until our demand is fulfilled.

  5. John Koenig:

    While you're in it, life seems epic. Fiery, tenuous, and unpredictable. But once you have some distance from it, everything seems to shrink, until it's almost out of focus. So you begin scanning your life looking for something interesting or beautiful. But all you see is ordinary people assembled in their tiny classrooms and workspaces, each of us moving around in little steps, like tokens on a game board.

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