To meaning

to͝o; tə when unstressed
To is defined as the direction to go, towards, or to a specific position, result or degree.

An example of to is how you'd say you were going somewhere; going to the store.

An example of to is a gift that's intended for a specific person; give to Mom.

An example of to is describing how a person walked into a room and sat in a chair; went in to the room and sat down.

preposition
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Used to indicate appropriation or possession.

Looked for the top to the jar.

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The definition of to is moving toward the wanted position, or coming into awareness.

An example of to is to stay on a job longer than anyone else; to rise to seniority.

An example of to is waking up after passing out; to come to.

adverb
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In front of.

Stood face to face.

preposition
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As compared with.

A book superior to his others.

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Forward.

His hat is on wrong side to.

adverb
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In the normal or desired direction, position, or condition; esp., shut or closed.

The door was blown to.

adverb
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Concerning; regarding.

Waiting for an answer to my letter.

preposition
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Toward a given state.

Helping minority women to economic equality.

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In contact with; against.

Their faces pressed to the windows.

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In a particular relationship with.

The brook runs parallel to the road.

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In accord with.

Job responsibilities suited to her abilities.

preposition
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In one direction; toward a person or thing.

Owls with feathers wrong end to.

adverb
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Into a shut or closed position.

Pushed the door to.

adverb
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Into a state of consciousness.

The patient came to.

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Into a state of action or attentiveness.

Sat down for lunch and fell to.

adverb
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Into the wind.
adverb
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Turnover.
abbreviation
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As far as; to the extent of.

Wet to the skin, starved to death.

preposition
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For the purpose of; for.

Come to dinner.

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Producing, causing, or resulting in.

To his amazement, torn to pieces.

preposition
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Along with; accompanied by; as an accompaniment for.

Add this to the others; dance to the music.

preposition
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Being the proper appurtenance, possession, or attribute of; of.

The key to the house.

preposition
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As compared with; as against.

A score of 7 to 1, superior to the others.

preposition
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Constituting; in or for (each)

Four quarts to a gallon.

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As far as the limit of.

Moderate to high in price.

preposition
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With (a specified person or thing) as the recipient of the verb: an indicator of the indirect object of the action.

Listen to him; give the book to her.

preposition
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In honor of.

A toast to your success.

preposition
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By: used in some passive constructions.

A person known to me.

preposition
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At or in (a specified place) [to have someone to the house for dinner]
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With (a specified crop)

A field planted to corn.

preposition
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Into a state of consciousness.

The boxer came to.

adverb
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At hand.

We were close to when it happened.

adverb
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Turnover.
abbreviation
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Completely, entirely, severely.

To-broken means “broken to pieces”

affix
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A generic term referring to the government agency formed in many countries to assume responsibility for telegraph and telecommunications services from the Post, Telegraph, and Telephone (PTT) agency. Most developed nations have since fully or partially privatized telecommunications. See also PTT.
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The ccTLD for Tonga as assigned by the IANA.
abbreviation
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As an accompaniment or a complement of.

Danced to the tune.

preposition
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Composing; constituting.

Two cups to a pint.

preposition
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to and fro
  • First in one direction and then in the opposite; back and forth.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of to

  • ME < OE, akin to Ger zer-, L dis-: see dis-
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • Middle English from Old English de- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • . + ISO 3166-1 country code for Tonga, to.
    From Wiktionary