Adverb: on ón
Adjective: on ón
- With a forward motion
"the circus travelled on to the next city"; "march on";
- Indicates continuity, persistence or concentration
"his spirit lives on"; "shall I read on?"
- In a state required for something to function or be effective
"turn the lights on"; "get a load on"
Preposition: on ón
- In operation or operational
"left the oven on"; "the switch is in the on position"
- (of events) planned or scheduled
"the picnic is on, rain or shine"; "we have nothing on for Friday night"
- At some time in the duration of
"I'll come some time on Sunday";
- In contact with, on top of
"the book on the table";
- Located at or attached to
"there's a jam on the main road"; "the clock on the wall"
- Part of; a member of
"she's on the shortlist";
- On the topic of
"a book on physics";
- Paid for by
"dinner's on me"; "drinks are on the house"
- Supported by
"balanced on one leg";
- At or following a prescribed point in time
"The contract was rendered void on his death";
- Having something
"I don't have any on me";
See also: connected
Encyclopedia: On, WI!