AskDefine | Define into

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English

Etymology

into

Pronunciation

  • qualifier stressed
    • a UK /ˈɪn.tuː/, /"Intu:/
    • a US /ˈɪn.tu/, /"Intu/
  • /ˈɪn.tə/, /"Int@/
  • /ˈɪn.tʊ/, /"IntU/
  • Hyphenation: in·to

Preposition

  1. Going inside (of)
    Mary danced into the house.
  2. Producing, becoming
    I carved the piece of driftwood into a sculpture of a whale.
    Right before our eyes, Jake turned into a wolf!
  3. Intensely interested in or attracted to.
    I'm really into Shakespeare right now.
    I'm so into you!
  4. Taking distinct arguments to distinct values.
    The exponential function maps the set of real numbers into itself.

Translations

going inside
producing, becoming
intensely interested in
  • Czech: do
taking distinct arguments to distinct values

Related terms

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: in·to
  • ['in̪t̪o̞]

Derived terms

Compounds

Anagrams

Old English

Etymology

Compound of in and to

Preposition

  1. into

Extensive Definition

Into meaning, entering or changing form, may also refer to: The acronym INTO stands for:
into in Finnish: Into
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