Hypertext Webster Gateway: "into"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Into \In"to\, prep. [In + to.]
To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Indicating insertion; as, to infuse more spirit or
animation into a composition.

4. Denoting inclusion; as, put these ideas into other words.

5. 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.

Note: Compare {In}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

(b) To decline in condition; as, to run down in health.

{To run down a coast}, to sail along it.

{To run for an office}, to stand as a candidate for an

{To run in} or {into}.
(a) To enter; to step in.
(b) To come in collision with.

{To run in trust}, to run in debt; to get credit. [Obs.]

{To run in with}.
(a) To close; to comply; to agree with. [R.] --T. Baker.
(b) (Naut.) To make toward; to near; to sail close to; as,
to run in with the land.

{To run mad}, {To run mad after} or {on}. See under {Mad}.

{To run on}.
(a) To be continued; as, their accounts had run on for a
year or two without a settlement.
(b) To talk incessantly.
(c) To continue a course.
(d) To press with jokes or ridicule; to abuse with
sarcasm; to bear hard on.
(e) (Print.) To be continued in the same lines, without
making a break or beginning a new paragraph.

{To run out}.
(a) To come to an end; to expire; as, the lease runs out
at Michaelmas.
(b) To extend; to spread. ``Insectile animals . . . run
all out into legs.'' --Hammond.
(c) To expatiate; as, to run out into beautiful
(d) To be wasted or exhausted; to become poor; to become
extinct; as, an estate managed without economy will
soon run out.

And had her stock been less, no doubt She must
have long ago run out. --Dryden.

{To run over}.
(a) To overflow; as, a cup runs over, or the liquor runs
(b) To go over, examine, or rehearse cursorily.
(c) To ride or drive over; as, to run over a child.

{To run riot}, to go to excess.

{To run through}.
(a) To go through hastily; as to run through a book.
(b) To spend wastefully; as, to run through an estate.

{To run to seed}, to expend or exhaust vitality in producing
seed, as a plant; figuratively and colloquially, to cease
growing; to lose vital force, as the body or mind.

{To run up}, to rise; to swell; to grow; to increase; as,
accounts of goods credited run up very fast.

But these, having been untrimmed for many years, had
run up into great bushes, or rather dwarf trees.
--Sir W.

{To run with}.
(a) To be drenched with, so that streams flow; as, the
streets ran with blood.
(b) To flow while charged with some foreign substance.
``Its rivers ran with gold.'' --J. H. Newman.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Sound \Sound\, v. i. [OE. sounen, sownen, OF. soner, suner, F.
sonner, from L. sonare. See {Sound} a noise.]
1. To make a noise; to utter a voice; to make an impulse of
the air that shall strike the organs of hearing with a
perceptible effect. ``And first taught speaking trumpets
how to sound.'' --Dryden.

How silver-sweet sound lovers' tongues! --Shak.

2. To be conveyed in sound; to be spread or published; to
convey intelligence by sound.

From you sounded out the word of the Lord. --1
Thess. i. 8.

3. To make or convey a certain impression, or to have a
certain import, when heard; hence, to seem; to appear; as,
this reproof sounds harsh; the story sounds like an

Good sir, why do you start, and seem to fear Things
that do sound so fair? --Shak.

{To sound in} or {into}, to tend to; to partake of the nature
of; to be consonant with. [Obs., except in the phrase To
sound in damages, below.]

Soun[d]ing in moral virtue was his speech.

{To sound in damages} (Law), to have the essential quality of
damages. This is said of an action brought, not for the
recovery of a specific thing, as replevin, etc., but for
damages only, as trespass, and the like.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Thrust \Thrust\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thrust}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Thrusting}.] [OE. ?rusten, ?risten, ?resten, Icel. ?r?st? to
thrust, press, force, compel; perhaps akin to E. threat.]
1. To push or drive with force; to drive, force, or impel; to
shove; as, to thrust anything with the hand or foot, or
with an instrument.

Into a dungeon thrust, to work with slaves.

2. To stab; to pierce; -- usually with through.

{To thrust away} or {from}, to push away; to reject.

{To thrust in}, to push or drive in.

{To thrust off}, to push away.

{To thrust on}, to impel; to urge.

{To thrust one's self in} or {into}, to obtrude upon, to
intrude, as into a room; to enter (a place) where one is
not invited or not welcome.

{To thrust out}, to drive out or away; to expel.

{To thrust through}, to pierce; to stab. ``I am eight times
thrust through the doublet.'' --Shak.

{To thrust together}, to compress.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Eat \Eat\, v. i.
1. To take food; to feed; especially, to take solid, in
distinction from liquid, food; to board.

He did eat continually at the king's table. --2 Sam.
ix. 13.

2. To taste or relish; as, it eats like tender beef.

3. To make one's way slowly.

{To eat}, {To eat in} or {into}, to make way by corrosion; to
gnaw; to consume. ``A sword laid by, which eats into
itself.'' --Byron.

{To eat to windward} (Naut.), to keep the course when
closehauled with but little steering; -- said of a vessel.

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