HyperDic: on

English > 5 senses of the word on:
ADVERBallon, alongwith a forward motion
allonindicates continuity or persistence or concentration
allonin a state required for something to function or be effective
ADJECTIVEallonin operation or operational
allon(of events) planned or scheduled
on > pronunciation
Soundsaa'n; ao'n
RhymesAbidjan ... Yukon: 149 rhymes with aan...
Amon ... yawn: 34 rhymes with aon...
English > on: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn operation or operational.
Examples
  • "left the oven on"
  • "the switch is in the on position"
Narrowerconnectedplugged in
Oppositeoffnot in operation or operational
Spanishconectado, encendido, on
English > on: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of events) planned or scheduled.
Examples
  • "the picnic is on, rain or shine"
  • "we have nothing on for Friday night"
Oppositeoff, cancelled(of events) no longer planned or scheduled
English > on: 5 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith a forward motion.
Examples
  • "we drove along admiring the view"
  • "the horse trotted along at a steady pace"
  • "the circus traveled on to the next city"
  • "move along"
  • "march on"
Synonymalong
Spanisha lo largo, hacia adelante
English > on: 5 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIndicates continuity or persistence or concentration.
Examples
  • "his spirit lives on"
  • "shall I read on?"
English > on: 5 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn a state required for something to function or be effective.
Examples
  • "turn the lights on"
  • "get a load on"

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