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Definition for: to

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See also too , , and

English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
the of and #4: to in I that

Pronunciation

Etymology

Old English

Homophones

Particle

to

  1. (A particle used to mark the following verb as an infinitive.)
    I want to leave.
    He asked me what to do.
    I don’t know how to say it.
    To err is human.

Preposition

to

  1. In the direction of, and arriving at (indicating destination).
    We are walking to the shop.
  2. (Used after certain adjectives to indicate a relationship:)
    similar to ... , relevant to ... , pertinent to ... , I was nice to him , he was cruel to her .
  3. (Used to indicate ratios:)
    one to one = 1:1; ten to one = 10:1.
  4. (Used to indicate the indirect object:)
    I gave the book to him.

Translations

in the direction of, and arriving at

  • Arabic: الى (íla), عَلى (ʕála)
  • Catalan: a, cap a
  • Chinese: 到 (dào)
  • Czech: k, ke, ku, do
  • Dutch: naar
  • Esperanto: al
  • Finnish: expressed with the case of the headword, often allative case
  • French: à
  • German: nach, zu, in
  • Greek: προς (pros)
  • Hebrew: אל (el), ...ל (le-), ...ב (bi-)
  • Hungarian: -hoz/-höz/-hez (allative, arriving at), felé (postposition, in the direction of)
  • Indonesian: ke, sampai, hingga, kepada
  • Italian: a, da, in, per
  • Japanese: ...へ (...e), ...まで (...made)
  • Korean: ~으로 (~euro)
  • Latin: ad
  • Lithuanian: į
  • Novial: a
  • Persian: بِه (be)
  • Portuguese: a
  • Romanian: către, spre, la
  • Russian: в, на, к (k)
  • Slovene: k or h (if the next word begins with a "k" or "g") , proti
  • Spanish: a, hacia
  • Swedish: till
  • Turkish: -e, -a, -ye, -ya

used after certain adjectives to indicate a relationship

  • Catalan: a
  • Dutch: tegen, met
  • French: à
  • Greek: με
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infinitive-marker

  • Catalan: a
  • Danish: at
  • Dutch: te
  • German: zu
  • Greek: με
  • Hungarian: -ni
  • Persian: دَن (-dæn), تَن (-tæn)
  • Romanian a
  • Russian: -ать, -ять, -еть, -ить
  • Swedish: att

used to indicate ratios

  • Catalan: a
  • Chinese: 比 (bǐ)
  • Dutch: tegen
  • Greek: προς
  • Japanese:に (ni), へ (e)
  • Romanian: la
  • Slovene: proti
  • Spanish: a
  • Swedish: till

See also

Quotations


Czech

Pronoun

to

  1. it, that

Danish

Cardinal number

to

  1. two

Finnish

Abbreviation

to (from torstai)

  1. Thursday

Japanese

Romaji

to (と)

  1. と: and, with
  2. 戸: door
  3. 都: metropolis

Norwegian

Cardinal number

to

  1. two

Polish

Pronunciation

IPA: /tɔ/

Pronoun

to

  1. this

See also


Slovene

Demonstrative pronoun

to n .

  1. this

Vietnamese

Adjective

to

  1. big, large
  2. great, considerable

Other Translations for "to"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codeto
Hex74 6f
Pig Latinotay

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