Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not told or revealed.
  • adjective Beyond description or enumeration.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not told; not related; not revealed. Not numbered; uncounted; that cannot be reckoned: as, money untold.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not told; not related; not revealed.
  • adjective Not numbered or counted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not told; not related; not revealed.
  • adjective Not numbered or counted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of an incalculable amount

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Old English unteald ("not counted or reckoned"), from tellan ("count, relate")

Examples

  • The hands of some called for kingship and irresponsible and numerated power; other hands called for ambition, for wealth in untold sums, for disgrace and shame, or for women and wine.

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  • Kristi, you and your FWAD bless my life in untold ways!

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  • Or even worse, then beats up other geeks without the money to fight any legal bullying (especially those who come up with a better offering, and who thus threaten the existing business that owns your technology, thus impeding progress and impoverishing the worlds in untold ways forever).

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  • The previous years had resulted in untold damage to the economic foundations of the countries in which I did business.

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  • The hands of some called for kingship and irresponsible and numerated power; other hands called for ambition, for wealth in untold sums, for disgrace and shame, or for women and wine.

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  • Now, throughout the Christian world, in untold forms of version, paraphrase, and imitation, by Papists and

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  • How it got there, and how Isse ended up here, is a story that the US government probably would prefer to remain untold.

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  • There then have I found all that the world denied me; there have I realized the yearning and the aspiration within me; there have I coined the untold poetry into the Felt, the Seen! "

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  • There's a good reason it's "untold:" historians and good journalists rely on evidence.

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  • There's a good reason it's "untold:" historians and good journalists rely on evidence.

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