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. Efren Garcia:

    I’m surprised that, by this time, there’s only two of us, they’re probably waiting until the last day. But years before, three days and the line was all the way around.

  2. Gary Bettman:

    While we are hopeful, it is our goal that we will be able to resume play and award the Stanley Cup. We intend to do so within in a timeframe that will enable us to get back to a full calendar for the 2020-21 season, at the same time we remain focused on the safety of our players, coaches, support staff and arena personnel. We will not set dates, chose sites or begin to play until we know it is appropriate and prudent and we are approved to do so.

  3. Yun Sun:

    It has not happened up until this point. What has changed is that this trip happened relatively quickly, after Kim reached out to Trump.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    Terrorists have once again struck at the heart of Europe, but their campaign of hate and fear will not succeed, today's attacks will only strengthen our resolve to stand together as allies and defeat terrorism and radical jihadism around the world. GOP candidate Texas Sen. Ted Cruz essentially called for a pause on immigration until the United States improves its vetting process to keep out terrorists.

  5. Barack Obama:

    We agree on the need to maintain strong sanctions against Russia until it ends its aggression in Ukraine, and on the need to support Ukraine as it implements important economic and democratic reforms.

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