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Dictionary definition for: On

1. (a) in operation or operational; "left the oven on" "the switch is in the on position"

2. (r) with a forward motion; "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"

3. (a) (of events) planned or scheduled; "the picnic is on, rain or shine" "we have nothing on for Friday night"

4. (r) indicates continuity or persistence or concentration; "his spirit lives on" "shall I read on?"

5. (r) in a state required for something to function or be effective; "turn the lights on" "get a load on"

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