American English

Definition of to adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//tu//
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  • (usually of a door) in or into a closed position Push the door to.
  • For the special uses of to in phrasal verbs, look at the entries for the verbs. For example, set to is in the phrasal verb section at set.
    Idioms backward and forward She rocked the baby to and fro.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: to