What does until mean?

Definitions for until
ʌnˈtɪlun·til

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).

    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. Theo Walker:

    In an ideal world we would have loved to just wait at home until it's all over, but unfortunately we all have bills that are waiting, and I did not want my artists to suffer anymore, we all decided it was time to get back to work.

  2. California Highway Patrol:

    It is believed they continued south along US 101 until they reached State Route 1 in Leggett, California. The family traveled south along State Route 1 until they reached the Fort Bragg area in Mendocino County around 8:00pm on Saturday evening, March 24, 2018.

  3. Priscilla Garcia:

    It's very unbelievable and shocking, to the people who haven't had it, be very careful because it will come for you. You're fine until you're not.

  4. Jimmy Whitworth:

    MERS-CoV is a disease we worry about because we don't have any specific countermeasures to it. We've got no specific drugs, no specific vaccine, or anything to deal with it, essentially we need to identify cases, get them into isolation and to give them intensive supportive care until they get better.

  5. 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.

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