unto

(Roget's IV) prep.
Syn. to, toward, till, until, continguous to, against, up to, next to, beside, in the direction of, to the degree of, to the extreme of.

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  • Unto — Un to, prep. [OE. unto; un (only in unto, until) unto, as far as + to to; this un is akin to AS. ?? until, OFries. und OS. und until, conj. (cf. OS. unt? unto, OHG. unzi), Goth. und unto, until. See {To}, and cf. {Until}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unto (1) — {{hw}}{{unto (1)}{{/hw}}A part. pass.  di ungere ; anche agg. Spalmato, sporco, di sostanza grassa. B s. m. (relig.) L unto del Signore, nella tradizione biblica, chi è stato eletto a speciale missione da Dio; (est.) il Messia | Nel cristianesimo …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • unto — (Del lat. unctum, de ungĕre, untar). 1. m. Materia pingüe a propósito para untar. 2. Crasitud o gordura interior del cuerpo del animal. 3. Aquello que sirve para untar. U. m. en sent. fig.) 4. Chile. Betún para el calzado. 5. Hond. soborno (ǁ… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • unto — is generally archaic as an alternative for to, and in current use it is normally restricted to fixed expressions such as do unto others and faithful unto death …   Modern English usage

  • Unto — Un to, conj. Until; till. [Obs.] Unto this year be gone. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unto — s. m. 1. Banha de porco que envolve os intestinos. 2.  [Por extensão] Gordura ou banha; óleo. 3. caldo de unto: caldo temperado com banha de porco. 4. ir aos untos a alguém: dar lhe pancada, bater lhe …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • unto — mid 13c., perhaps a modification of UNTIL (Cf. until), with southern to in place of northern equivalent till. Or perhaps a native formation on the model of until from O.E. *und up to, cognate of the first element in UNTIL (Cf. until). Since 18c …   Etymology dictionary

  • unto — [un′to͞o, un′too] prep. [ME < un , until, akin to ON unz (< und es), Goth und < IE * ṇti < base * ant , front, fore (> Gr anti, L ante, before) + ME to,TO1] old poet. var. of:Old Poet. 1. TO1 2. UNTIL …   English World dictionary

  • unto — ùn·to p.pass., agg., s.m. 1. p.pass. → ungere, ungersi 2. agg. CO cosparso di grasso, insudiciato con sostanze grasse: mani unte, pentole unte | unto e bisunto, molto sporco: una camicia unta e bisunta Sinonimi: bisunto, grasso, oleoso, untuoso.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • unto — (Del lat. unctum.) ► sustantivo masculino 1 Sustancia grasa alimenticia o medicamentosa, usada para untar. 2 Grasa o gordura del cuerpo animal. SINÓNIMO [untaza] 3 Todo lo que es usado para untar. SINÓNIMO untura FRASEOLOGÍA unto de México o de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • unto — [[t]ʌ̱ntu[/t]] 1) PREP Unto was used to indicate that something was done or given to someone. [LITERARY or OLD FASHIONED] And he said unto him, Who is my neighbor? ... I will do unto others what they did to me. Syn: to 2) PREP Unto was used to… …   English dictionary

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