[uhn-too; unstressed uhn-tuh]
- to (in its various uses, except as the accompaniment of the infinitive).
- until; till.
Origin of unto
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for unto
His books include Render unto Rome and a novel about Louisiana politics, Last of the Red Hot Poppas.The Louisiana Racists Who Courted Steve Scalise
January 3, 2015
It was the most common and concrete opportunity to do unto others as you would wish to have done unto you.Pope Bids Refugees to EU ‘Bienvenido’; Europe Says ‘Non’
November 30, 2014
AS-SALAAMU ALAIKUM,” this one read, translating to, “Peace be unto you.The Muslim Convert Behind America’s First Workplace Beheading
September 27, 2014
Cursed be Canaan; A servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.
And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath of life.
Inasmuch as you did it unto one of the least of these, my brethren, you did it unto me.Harriet, The Moses of Her People
Sarah H. Bradford
And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism
And when she was come in unto him, he said, Take up thy son.
How, otherwise, can we "do unto others as we would that others should do unto us?"
To this he answered, "I am not sent, but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel."Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II
Francis Augustus Cox
- an archaic word for to 1
C13: of Scandinavian origin; see until
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Word Origin and History for unto
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Idioms and Phrases with unto
see do unto others; law unto oneself.
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.