into

into
into O.E. into, originally in to. The word is a late O.E. development to replace the fading dative case inflections that formerly distinguished, for instance, "in the house" from "into the house." To be into something, "be intensely involved in," first recorded 1969 in Amer.Eng.

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  • Into — In to, prep. [In + to.] To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications. [1913 Webster] 1. Expressing entrance, or a passing from the outside of a thing to its interior parts; following verbs expressing motion; as, come into the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Into — meaning, entering or changing form, may also refer to: *INTO University Partnerships, a British business *Into, an uncommon term for an injective function in mathematics * Into , an album by The Rasmus *Into, a male Finnish name *Into, used as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Into — Студийный альбом The Rasmus Дата выпуска 29 октября 2001 год Жанр Поп рок Длительность …   Википедия

  • Into — Studioalbum von The Rasmus Veröffentlichung 29. Oktober 2001 (in Europa), 20. Februar 2007 (in den USA) Label Warner Music Finland …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Into — Álbum de The Rasmus Publicación 29 de Octubre de 2001 Grabación 2001 Género(s) Rock alternativo Duración 51 min …   Wikipedia Español

  • Into — Album par The Rasmus Sortie 29 Octobre 2001 (Europe, 20 Février 2007 ([USA]) Enregistrement Mai a Decembre 2000 Nord Studio, Stockholm Durée 39min et 54 s Genre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • into — in|to [ ıntə, ıntu, strong ıntu ] preposition *** 1. ) used for showing movement a ) entering a place, building, or vehicle: She got into her car and drove away. Hundreds of athletes marched into the stadium for the opening ceremony. I wandered… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • into — [[t]ɪntuː[/t]] ♦ (Pronounced [[t]ɪntuː[/t]] or [[t]ɪ̱ntuː[/t]], particularly before pronouns and for meaning 14.) 1) PREP If you put one thing into another, you put the first thing inside the second. Combine the remaining ingredients and put them …   English dictionary

  • into — in|to W1S1 [ ıntə before vowels ıntu strong ıntu:] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(to the inside of something)¦ 2¦(becoming involved)¦ 3¦(changing)¦ 4¦(hitting something)¦ 5¦(direction)¦ 6¦(time)¦ 7¦(finding out)¦ 8¦(dividing numbers)¦ 9 be into something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • into — /in tooh/; unstressed /in too, teuh/, prep. 1. to the inside of; in toward: He walked into the room. The train chugged into the station. 2. toward or in the direction of: going into town. 3. to a point of contact with; against: backed into a… …   Universalium

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