HyperDic: switch_on

English > 1 sense of the expression switch on:
VERBcontactswitch on, turn oncause to operate by flipping a switch
English > switch on: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
MeaningCause to operate by flipping a switch.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"switch on the light"
Synonymturn on
Broaderthrow, flip, switchCause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
Oppositeswitch off, cut, turn off, turn outCause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
Spanishconectar, encender, prender

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