Unless

  • 21 unless — I. conjunction Etymology: Middle English unlesse, alteration of onlesse, from on + lesse less Date: 14th century 1. except on the condition that ; under any other circumstance than 2. without the accompanying circumstance or condition that ; but… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 22 unless — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) conj. & prep. if [not], but, save, except[ing], other than, aside from, let alone, without, barring. See circumstance, qualification. II (Roget s IV) prep. Syn. saving, without the provision that, if not …

    English dictionary for students

  • 23 unless — un·less || É™n les conj. not until, not before; precluding, barring, except; aside from …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 24 unless — butan …

    English to the Old English

  • 25 unless — conjunction except when; if not. Origin ME: from on or in (assimilated through lack of stress to un 1) + less …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 26 unless — conj. Except, if not, supposing that not …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 27 unless — un·less …

    English syllables

  • 28 unless — If it be not that; if it be not the case that; if not; supposing not; if it be not; except. A reservation or option to change one s mind provided a certain event happens, a conditional promise. A subordinate conjunction in common usage,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 29 unless, unless and until — Unless means except on the condition that. Its use as a synonym for without is nonstandard. Say I will not go unless you go with me, not I will not go without you go with me. Unless and until is a nonstandard phrase; the terms overlap. Do not say …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 30 unless and until — is an established expression which, like as and when, serves to intensify doubt about the outcome. It occurs in alternative forms such as unless or until, until or unless, and so on: • Until and unless he discovered who he was, everything was… …

    Modern English usage

  • 31 unless I'm mistaken — or if I m not mistaken spoken used for politely saying you are certain that you are right about something Unless I m very much mistaken, Joyce will be the next director …

    English dictionary

  • 32 unless I'm mistaken — unless I’m mistaken if I’m not mistaken spoken phrase used for politely saying you are certain that you are right about something Unless I’m very much mistaken, Joyce will be the next director. Thesaurus: ways of saying you are suresynonym… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 33 unless and until — See unless, unless and until …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 34 unless lease — An oil and gas lease which provides that lease will be rendered null and void and lessee will automatically be relieved from liability, upon failure to commence operations or to pay rent. It must be expressly stipulated in the lease that lease… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 35 unless lease — An oil or gas lease containing a provision that a default by the lessee in the prosecution of exploratory work shall terminate his rights unless on or before a day set there shall be paid the agreed computation for the period specified, with like …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 36 unless and until —  One or the other, please …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 37 unless and until —    One or the other, please …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 38 There Is No Real Courage Unless There Is Real Danger — is the fourth single from Jetplane Landing s 2003 album Once Like A Spark , and the band decided to take a different path with this single. In an effort to clear out the archives as well as prove a point, it was instead released as a 23 track CD… …

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  • 39 speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them — 1640 G. HERBERT Outlandish Proverbs no. 998 Speake not of my debts, unlesse you meane to pay them. 1875 A. B. CHEALES Proverbial Folk Lore 88 Special proverbs supply us with some excellent admonitions... Dont talk of my debts unless you mean to… …

    Proverbs new dictionary

  • 40 all Scots written pleadings where, unless statements of facts are — anything that has no ownership Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …

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