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to /t/ , strong form /tu/particle 1 (used to begin an infinitive of a verb, as in to go and to know): We have to go home now.||I want you to know that you are right. 2 (used in place of an infinitive): He needs to fix his car but doesnt know how to. 3 (used to indicate an indirect object): The sales clerk sold the dress to her. 4 (used with many verbs to show motion): A police officer came to help us.
adv. in the direction of, such as up and down or from side to side: The pendulum on the clock swings to and fro.
prep. 1 toward, in the direction of: That highway leads to Florida. 2 part of, making up: There are four quarts to a gallon. 3 headed toward a state (status, condition, etc.): The country is moving to the left politically. 4 extending to, reaching as far as: That path leads to the woods. 5 regarding pleasure or lack of it: Those roses are to her liking.||I prefer golf to tennis. 6 regarding the senses (smell, touch, sight, etc.): That cloth feels like silk to the touch.||To my eye, that color looks green, not blue. 7 including, between certain times, spaces, etc.: He works from morning to evening (from 9 to 5).||She read the book from beginning to end. 8 regarding time, scores, and ratios: It is 10 to noon.||Our team won 10 to 6.||That building will take 3 to 4 years to complete. 9 relating, belonging to, fitting s.o. or s.t.: That is the key to the door.||She is the assistant to the manager.