简明英汉词典

until
[En5til, Qn5til]
prep.
到...为止, 在...以前
conj.
到...为止, 在...以前, 直到...才

美国传统词典[双解]

until
un.til
AHD:[?n-t1l“]
D.J.[(n6til]
K.K.[(n6t!l]
prep.(介词)

(1)

Up to the time of:
直到…的时候:
We danced until dawn.
我们跳舞一直跳到天亮

(2)

Before (a specified time):
在(某一特定的时间)以前:
She can't leave until Friday.
在星期五之前她不能离开

(3)

Scots Unto; to.
【苏格兰】 去到…的上面;去…
conj.(连接词)

(1)

Up to the time that:
直到…的时候:
We walked until it got dark.
我们一直走到天黑了下来

(2)

Before:
在…之前:
You cannot leave until your work is finished.
在你的工作被完成以前你不能离开

(3)

To the point or extent that:
直到:直到…的程度:
I talked until I was hoarse.See Usage Note at till 2
我一直说到声音嘶哑参见 till2

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

un- [up to] from Old Norse und * see ant-
un- [直到] 源自 古斯堪的纳维亚语 und *参见 ant-

(3)

til [till] * see till 2
til [直到;直至] *参见 till2

现代英汉词典

until
[Qn5tIl]
prep., conj.

(1)

直到…为止
We can't go until Thursday.
我们要到星期四才能去。
I couldn't sew until I was six.
我直到六岁时才会用针缝东西。
We can't start the job until we have the approval from the authority concerned.
没有有关当局的批准我们不能开始这项工作。
He waited until the volcano became quiet and he was able to return two days later.
他一直等到火山平息下来,两天后他才得以重回火山上。

(2)

(亦作: till)

现代英汉综合大辞典

until
[En5til, Qn5til]
prep.

(1)

(=to the time of)直到...时, 到...为止

(2)

[常用在否定句中](=before)在...以前; 直到...才; 不到...(不)
until his death
直到他死
until four o'clock
直到四点钟
He did not go until night.
他直到夜里才走。
It was not until yesterday that I noticed it.
直到昨天我才注意到这件事。

词性变化

until
[En5til, Qn5til]
conj.

(1)

(=up to the time when)到...时为止; 直到...时

(2)

[用在否定句中](=before)在...以前; 不到...(不)

(3)

直到...地方; 直到...程度
I will wait here until the concert is over.
我将一直在这儿等到音乐会结束。
Until he returns, nothing can be done.
他不回来什么也不能做。
Go straight on until you come to a large building.
一直往前走, 直到你走到一座大楼。

(4)

【说明】till与until同义, 但在主句前的从句或短语中, 通常用until。例如:
Until then, I knew nothing at all about it.
在那时以前, 我对这事一无所知。

习惯用语

unless and until=until

用法词典

until
来自中古英语untill
美国传统词典

until
un.til
AHD:[?n-t1l“]
D.J.[(n6til]
K.K.[(n6t!l]
prep.

(1)

Up to the time of:
We danced until dawn.

(2)

Before (a specified time):
She can't leave until Friday.

(3)

Scots Unto; to.
conj.

(1)

Up to the time that:
We walked until it got dark.

(2)

Before:
You cannot leave until your work is finished.

(3)

To the point or extent that:
I talked until I was hoarse.See Usage Note at till 2

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

un- [up to] from Old Norse und * see ant-

(3)

til [till] * see till 2

英汉化学大词典

until
conj.直到...为止,直到...才;prep.直到...才,在...以前不

英汉计算机大词典

until
conj.直到...为止(直到...才);prep.直到...才(在...以前不)

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