['ɪntʊ;'ɪntə] or [ˈɪntu]
(prep.) To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications.
(prep.) Expressing entrance, or a passing from the outside of a thing to its interior parts; -- following verbs expressing motion; as, come into the house; go into the church; one stream falls or runs into another; water enters into the fine vessels of plants.
(prep.) Expressing penetration beyond the outside or surface, or access to the inside, or contents; as, to look into a letter or book; to look into an apartment.
(prep.) Indicating insertion; as, to infuse more spirit or animation into a composition.
(prep.) Denoting inclusion; as, put these ideas into other words.
(prep.) Indicating the passing of a thing from one form, condition, or state to another; as, compound substances may be resolved into others which are more simple; ice is convertible into water, and water into vapor; men are more easily drawn than forced into compliance; we may reduce many distinct substances into one mass; men are led by evidence into belief of truth, and are often enticed into the commission of crimes'into; she burst into tears; children are sometimes frightened into fits; all persons are liable to be seduced into error and folly.
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prep. noting passage inwards: noting the passage of a thing from one state to another: (B.) often used for unto.
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- The paper was first dipped into a solution of common salt, and then wiped dry, to diffuse the salt uniformly through the substance of the paper. Frederick C. Bakewell. Great Facts.
- They have a kind of hard flints, which, by grinding against other stones, they form into instruments, that serve instead of wedges, axes, and hammers. Jonathan Swift. Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World.
- His right extended to the back-water up the ravine opening into the Cumberland south of the village. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- But not so easily did Elinor recover from the alarm into which it had thrown her. Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility.
- Let them turn into mechanisms, let them. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- Go back as far as you will into the vague past, there was always a Damascus. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- But when they came to the town into Frances Street, the girl stopped a minute, and said, 'Yo'll not forget yo're to come and see us. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- Don't be afraid of me: you needn't squeeze yourself back into your corner like that. Edith Wharton. The Age of Innocence.
- It sent her into a strange, convulsed anger, to be thwarted. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- You passed out quickly into the passage, and left the door open. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- When the iron parts with its carbon it loses its fluidity and becomes plastic and coherent, and is formed into balls called _blooms_. Edward W. Byrn. The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
- Why, my dear lad, I am even now courting the Nine, and turning Aristophanes into good English verse. Fergus Hume. The Island of Fantasy.
- Meantime, watch and pray that you enter not into temptation: the spirit, I trust, is willing, but the flesh, I see, is weak. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- My next words, as true as the good God is above us, will put my life into your hands. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- Even the children were instructed, each to dip a wooden spoon into Mr. Micawber's pot, and pledge us in its contents. Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- As the glare of day mellowed into twilight, we looked down upon a picture which is celebrated all over the world. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- It ended in my moving into the house next Lady-day, and starting in practice on very much the same conditions as he had suggested. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
- Being delivered into the charge of the ma?tresse, I was led through a long narrow passage into a foreign kitchen, very clean but very strange. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- It has only just rained into them. Thomas Hardy. The Return of the Native.
- There, I found my mother, very pale and with red eyes: into whose arms I ran, and begged her pardon from my suffering soul. Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- A constitution of the Japanese type came into existence in 1909, making China a limited monarchy. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- I soon fell into the company of some Dutch sailors belonging to the Amboyna, of Amsterdam, a stout ship of 450 tons. Jonathan Swift. Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World.
- The pure nitrogen then can be pumped into the fixation ovens. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- By degrees the anarchy finds a way into private houses, and ends by getting among the animals and infecting them. Plato. The Republic.
- In connection with the adoption of this lubricating system there occurred another instance of his knowledge of materials and intuitive insight into the nature of things. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- It had a pale ruddy sea-bottom, with black crabs and sea-weed moving sinuously under a transparent sea, that passed into flamy ruddiness above. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- The boiler was tubular, and the exhaust steam was carried into the chimney by a pipe in front of the smoke stack as shown. Edward W. Byrn. The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
- In translating him into the language of modern thought, we might insensibly lose the spirit of ancient philosophy. Plato. The Republic.
- Thus rumour thrives in the capital, and will not go down into Lincolnshire. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Why should I mind saying I want to get into society? Edith Wharton. The House of Mirth.
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