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. Jeff Weaver:

    We are canceling his events and appearances until further notice, and we will continue to provide appropriate updates.

  2. Jill Fenstermacher:

    I didn’t even know transitioning existed until I was 14, everyone told me, ‘We don’t know what to do.’.

  3. Mariana Fulger:

    Chain the clay until the mind ripens!

  4. Noah McKay:

    Me and my friend were pretty upset and we stayed on the phone until 3 a.m. last night trying to figure out what to do, so we made a flier – a picture of the guy in the video taking stuff.

  5. Keith Chi:

    Sen. Wyden believes the Senate should act on the USA Freedom Act as soon as possible, senate Republican leaders chose to run out the clock until expiration of these provisions was the only likely outcome, and they bear full responsibility for where the Senate stands today.

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    • A. aculeate
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    • C. foreordained
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