to within

preposition

Definition of to within

1 used as a function word to indicate direction and movement to and somewhat past a point or to the outer limits of and some distance into a space
  • jumped to within ¹/₂ inch of the record
  • drove to within 50 yards of the green
2 used as a function word to indicate duration up to and somewhat past a point in time
  • worked hard to within five minutes of closing time

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