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. Gary Hall:

    We can live with some contradictions until we can't.

  2. Erica Hawkins:

    We're not going to transport them until they're safe.

  3. Chief Executive Mark Bertolini:

    We believe it is incredibly important, in the business we're in, that we insure all Americans, we believe we have an obligation to stick it out and work with it until we know that it won't work. And I believe it is too early to give up on this process.

  4. Diana Riba:

    This is a very long process, but we will see results as we did with the feminist movement, how they grew until becoming massive and achieving the rights that they were seeking.

  5. Charles Kupchan:

    The Pope is a very independent figure, and we know from his previous travels that we don't know what he is going to say until he says it.

Images & Illustrations of until

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