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Definitions for until
ʌnˈtɪlun·til

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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 The other use is obsolete.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.

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. Hassan Haj Ali:

    There are very heavy battles in Ratyan, and an attempt by the regime to storm it. But until now they haven't been able to enter.

  2. Jim Inhofe:

    This is just the beginning. I expect the Armed Services Committee will have many hearings and briefings on the topic. The American people, our service members past and present, our allies and partners around the world and the Afghans who bravely helped us deserve this transparency and accountability. We have a lot of questions, and we’re going to keep asking for hearings until we have all the answers.

  3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    That means until May 3, each and every one of us will have to remain in the lockdown, from an economic only point of view, it undoubtedly looks costly right now; but measured against the lives of Indian citizens, there is no comparison itself.

  4. Ryan Reynolds:

    Even right up before shortly before he passed away, I talked to him on the phone about a charity initiative he was trying to launch, this guy was really made of good stuff right until the end. Having him in the movie is certainly bittersweet, that's for sure.

  5. Ed Sheeran:

    I never once had any insecurities really about Ed Sheeran until people pointed them out, your brain kind of starts thinking about them.

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