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preposition un·to \ˈən-(ˌ)tü\

Definition of unto

  1. 1 :  to

  2. 2 —used as a function word to indicate reference or concern they became a world unto themselves — Anne T. Fleming

Origin and Etymology of unto

Middle English, probably from un- (as in until) + to to


First Known Use: 14th century



UNTO Defined for English Language Learners

unto

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preposition un·to \ˈən-(ˌ)tü\

Definition of unto for English Language Learners

  • —used in the past like “to”


UNTO Defined for Kids

unto

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preposition un·to \ˈən-tü\

Definition of unto for Students

  1. :  1to


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