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on

on

pronunciation:
an
parts of speech:
preposition, adverb, adjective
phrases:
on and on, be on to
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: above and supported by.
definition 2: in or into contact with the surface of.
my hand on his shoulderpaint on the ceiling
antonyms:
off
definition 3: located near.
a house on the lake
definition 4: supported by or hanging from.
the picture on the wall
definition 5: at the time of; at the moment of.
We move on Wednesday.I smiled on hearing that.
definition 6: with regard to; about; concerning.
We agreed on a solution.an article on cooking
definition 7: associated with, usu. for service or work.
She's on the council.
antonyms:
off
definition 8: in a state or process of.
on the runon fire
definition 9: near to, as in an encounter.
We suddenly came on the grave.
definition 10: by means of.
We were speaking on the phone.
definition 11: towards; at.
He looked on the fight with disgust.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: into contact with a surface, esp. an associated part of the human body.
He put his glasses on.She put her lipstick on.
antonyms:
off
definition 2: into operation or process.
Turn the lights on.
antonyms:
off, out
definition 3: forward continuously through time or space.
He walked on.I talked on.
similar words:
forward
definition 4: with firm attachment.
Hold on!
definition 5: towards something or someone.
He looked on as we worked.
phrase: on and on
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in operation or process.
The stove is on.
definition 2: happening or about to happen; scheduled.
The meeting is on for tomorrow.
antonyms:
off
definition 3: (informal) performing very skillfully or energetically.
phrase: be on to