Into

Definitions

  • Sawing Logs into Lengths
    Sawing Logs into Lengths
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Into Denoting inclusion; as, put these ideas into other words.
    • Into 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.
    • Into 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.
    • Into Indicating insertion; as, to infuse more spirit or animation into a composition.
    • Into 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; she burst into tears; children are sometimes frightened into fits; all persons are liable to be seduced into error and folly.
    • prep Into To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications.Compare In.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

TOM FALLS INTO THE PUDDING TOM FALLS INTO THE PUDDING
Isabelle staid, and sent Krit out into the World Isabelle staid, and sent Krit out into the World
TO THINK IT OVER SHE WENT INTO THE WOOD TO THINK IT OVER SHE WENT INTO THE WOOD
The Prince is turned into a deer The Prince is turned into a deer
Julia sings her song into the shell Julia sings her song into the shell
The queen looks into her magic mirror The queen looks into her magic mirror
The queen puts a poisoned nail into the oar The queen puts a poisoned nail into the oar
The Boys Are Turned into Donkeys The Boys Are Turned into Donkeys

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1958 the United States sent three mice into space named, Mia, Laska and Benji
    • into In and to; to and in: implying motion: used to express any relation, as of presence, situation, inclusion, etc., that is expressed by in, accompanied by the idea of motion or direction inward. Compare in. Of motion or direction inward: after such verbs as go, come, run, fly, flee, fall, bring, lead, throw, put, look, show, etc.
    • into Of change of condition: after such verbs as pass, fall, grow, change, convert, transmute, etc. Into, as thus indicating change, may when used with an intransitive verb give it a transitive force: as, to talk a man into submission; to reason one's self into error.
    • into In: not implying motion: as, he fought into the Revolution.
    • into Unto; until. Compare intil.
    • into Within, implying deficiency: as, the pole was long enough into a foot.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand.
    • prep Into in′tōō noting passage inwards: noting the passage of a thing from one state to another:
    • prep Into in′tōō (B.) often used for unto.
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Quotations

  • Heber J. Grant
    Heber J. Grant
    “Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.”
  • Robert Frost
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    “Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.”
  • Robert H. Schuller
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    “Turn your scars into stars”
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
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    “It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.”
  • Clement of Alexandria
    Clement of Alexandria
    “The Lord has turned all our sunsets into sunrise.”
  • Sir James M. Barrie
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    “Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.”

Idioms

Beat swords into ploughshares - If people beat swords into ploughshares, they spend money on humanitarian purposes rather than weapons. (The American English spelling is 'plowshares')
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Breathe life into - If you breathe life into something, you give people involved more energy and enthusiasm again. ('Breathe new life' is also used.)
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Drop into your lap - If something drops into your lap, you receive it suddenly, without any warning. ('Fall into your lap' is also used.)
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Get into your stride - If you get into your stride, you become confident and proficient at something.
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Get your teeth into - If you get your teeth into something, you become involved in or do something that is intellectually challenging or satisfying. ('Dig you teeth into' and 'sink your teeth into' are also used.)
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Into each life some rain must fall - This means that bad or unfortunate things will happen to everyone at some time.
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Into thin air - If something vanishes or disappears without trace, it vanishes into thin air; no-one knows where it has gone.
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Kick into gear - If something kicks into gear, it gets going or started.
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Kick something into the long grass - If an issue or problem is kicked into the long grass, it is pushed aside and hidden in the hope that it will be forgotten or ignored.
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Knock into a cocked hat - If you knock something or someone into a cocked hat, you are much better.
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Out of the frying pan, into the fire - If you get out of one problem, but find yourself in a worse situation, you are out of the frying pan, into the fire.
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Paint yourself into a corner - (USA) If someone paints themselves into a corner, they get themselves into a mess.
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Play into someone's hands - If you play into someone's hands, you do what they were expecting you to do and take advantage of this.
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Put more green into something - (USA) To put more green into something is to spend more or to increase investment in it.
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Quart into a pint pot - (UK) If you try to put or get a quart into a pint pot, you try to put too much in a small space. (1 quart = 2 pints)
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
In, + to,

Usage

In literature:

These passed into her mouth, and thence, of course, into her capacious stomach.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Upon this return a ship is ordered to sea, into harbour, into dock, or paid out of commission.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Parson Christian glanced into the lawyer's face uneasily and lapsed into silence.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
He plunged at once into the purpose of his visit.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
And this thistle-calyx came into the garden, and into the house, and into the drawing-room.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
Insert the point of the pipette into the open end of the catheter and allow the fluid to run down into the stomach.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
He fell into a deep sleep and into the dream.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
She went back into the room, and once more into the hall.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
Quickly he got into his uniform, slipped his naked feet into looped sandals, and sought the forecastle.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
He felt he wanted to break her into acknowledgment of him, into awareness of him.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
She pushed it into the water, jumped into the rear and seated herself in the middle.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Rathburn's gaze burned into his, but a cool, deliberate light had come into his eyes.
"The Coyote" by James Roberts
A look akin to joy suddenly leapt into her burning eyes.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
He moved out into the living-room and almost fell into the Windsor chair which had last been occupied by his wife.
"The Twins of Suffering Creek" by Ridgwell Cullum
Eagerly they scrambled into their outfits, then barged out into the night.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
It all faded into a remote glow as we sailed smoothly up into the starlight and away, heading for the Grantline camp.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
The oil, tapped from below, drains into these, and then into these pipe-lines.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
They passed out of the entrance court of the Lodgings and into the narrow street, and then into the High Street.
"The New Warden" by Mrs. David G. Ritchie
They rushed out into the night after hurrying into their togs.
"A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F." by Rutherford G. Montgomery
And these shall go away into eternal punishment: but the righteous into eternal life.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
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In poetry:

And, to sleep,
If you please,
For release
Into peace,
Think of these.
"In A Glass Of Water before Retiring" by Stephen Vincent Benet
Never make me queries
Nor take me into hand!
Mescal is a refuge
I can understand...
"Antidote (Nogales, Sonora, Mexico)" by Norman MacLeod
Weak and irresolute is man;
The purpose of to-day,
Woven with pains into his plan,
To-morrow rends away.
"Human Frailty" by William Cowper
The new moon a slender thing,
In a snood of virgin light,
She seemed all shy on venturing
Into the vast night.
"Lines In Memory Of Edmund Morris" by Duncan Campbell Scott
Mary had a little lamb,
The lamb was always buttin'
So Mary killed the little lamb
And turned him into mutton.
"Brutal Mary" by Edwin Carty Ranck
O PALE my lady, where shall we ride?
Into the forest dark and wide,
Into the roaring deep sea-tide,
You and I only, side by side?
"Passion" by Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel

In news:

Stenhouse, the defending Nationwide Series champion, lucked into his sixth win of the season Saturday when leader Kyle Busch ran out gas heading into the final turn.
Temperatures skyrocking into the 90's and beyond run most of us into air conditioned comfort, but what about those that can't escape the heat.
A single wire is placed into the soil, and the plant is then transformed into an interactive toy.
Last week, I embarked on a whirlwind "New Energy for the 5th" Tour, surveying the incredible opportunities to transform Southern and Central Virginia into the region leading America into the new energy economy.
I know some people make it into butter so they can bake it into food, but I haven't heard of street level "hash" in about 30 years.
I could easily convert a few of my "Sloppy Saturday" shirts, like the one I'm wearing in these pictures where I was made into a "Mummy" at my son's daycare Open House over the weekend, into "Tidy Tuesday" shirts if they were simply ironed .
As a person who feels it is important to put everything you have into the things you do, I knew when I started Lures 4 Laney that there would be blood, sweat, and tears put into the event.
Now that we have moved into fall some breeders have transitioned into the fall-calving season.
Cut whole roast into lengths that will fit into a roasting pan.
Kraig Stockard was turned into the police by two burglars who broke into his barn in Delhi, California on September 12, after the burglars discovered child pornography on CDs they had stolen.
There's nothing like a few sunny days to get us into gardening mode -- and plants into growing mode.
Millions of liters of wastewater could be dumped annually into the reputed healing waters of Little Manitou Lake when a new water treatment facility at the resort village of Manitou Beach goes into operation by the end of October.
If someone were to break into Lockheed Martin's vaults, grab millions of plans, load them into a truck and make a getaway, it would be a major crime.
HAGATNA, Guam — Police in Guam said Friday they would launch an internal investigation into allegations that officers were involved in a brothel where Micronesian women and a 16-year-old girl were forced into prostitution.
Google Maps A 42-year-old Millstone man was killed when his motorcycle drifted into the other lane on a curve on Millstone Road, and he crashed head-on into a van.
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In science:

Then U is a unitary operator; it degenerates into Grover’s operator U in (1.4) when ℓ = 1 and further into the old Grover’s operator U in (1.1) if V ≡ III .
Generalization of Grover's Algorithm to Multiobject Search in Quantum Computing, Part II: General Unitary Transformations
As seen above, signs occur from applying Di , transforming Di into mi , and transforming Dk−i+1 into mk−i+1 .
Infinity-Inner-Products on A-Infinity-Algebras
They can roughly be divided into three parts, namely into methods for the generation of diagrams presented in Sec. 3.1, for their translation into helicity amplitudes, cf.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
This approach relies on decomposition of the amplitude into scalar products of four–momenta and into spinor products of the form u(pi , λi) ¯u(pj , λj ), where the pi,j and λi,j are momenta and helicities, respectively.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Later on, the decays into such virtual particles is taken into account via three or more body decays. • All quantum numbers, i.e. charge and spin, have to be conserved.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
This amounts to partitioning the state set Q of A into three subsets T , F , B , which we often make into parts of the machine.
The temporal calculus of conditional objects and conditional events
We could extend the algebra of momentum observables on LV Y under representation (4.6) to include closed Rn+k -valued (n − 1)-forms but its representation into H V 1 (LV Y ) would have a kernel larger than that of the representation from T 1 V (LV Y ) into the same space of vector fields.
A Frame Bundle Generalization of Multisymplectic Momentum Mappings
If r > 0, eei (w) is obtained by changing the rightmost symbol − of ρ(w) into its corresponding symbol + (i.e. i + 1 into i and i into i + 1) the others letters of w being unchanged.
An algorithm for computing the global basis of an irreducible $U_{q}(sp_{2n})$-module
If s > 0, efi (w) is obtained by changing the leftmost symbol + of ρ(w) into its corresponding symbol − (i.e. i into i + 1 and i + 1 into i) the others letters of w being unchanged.
An algorithm for computing the global basis of an irreducible $U_{q}(sp_{2n})$-module
To see the latter, note that B (H ), the bounded operators on a separable, infinite dimensional Hilbert space H , can be embedded into M(A) = M(C (Z ) ⊗ K) and hence into B .
A simple C*-algebra with a finite and an infinite projection
We gave also numerous examples of L-coalgebras by showing, notably, how we could embed the quaternions and M2 (k) into an oriented triangle L-Hopf algebra of degree 2 and a coassociative coalgebra into an Ito L-coalgebra.
Coassociativity breaking and oriented graphs
Further there is a simplicial map ψ : ϕ(D2 ) → Pa (H ) which sends f (xj ) into xj and all other vertices yk into the corresponding g (yk ).
A refinement of the simple connectivity at infinity of groups
This translates into a spiral crossing period of 134 ± 25 Myr on average (taking into account the results of appendix B).
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
This makes wLocn (X ; A) into a lax functor from CDGA to categories, that we turn into a strict functor by applying the standard strictification procedure.
From HAG to DAG: derived moduli spaces
Here D = ∂t + (v∇) is substantial (material) derivative and A is the vector potential.1 Including the last two terms into Lc allows us to introduce relation H = cur lA strictly into the variational principle (it follows after variation with respect to H).
Canonical description of ideal magnetohydrodynamics and integrals of motion
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