Antonyms
Etymology

1. on

adverb. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] with a forward motion.

Antonyms

  • unrelated

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with On

  • withdrawn
  • overdrawn
  • redrawn
  • predawn
  • mcglaun
  • strawn
  • straughn
  • splawn
  • mccaughan
  • swan
  • spawn
  • schwan
  • schwahn
  • quan
  • prawn
  • praun
  • flawn
  • drawn
  • draughn
  • craun
  • brawn
  • braune
  • braun
  • zaun
  • yawn
  • yaun
  • vaughn
  • vaughan
  • shawn
  • shaun

Example sentences of the word on


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
You do not want people to arrive on a different day or at the wrong place.

Quotes containing the word on


1. Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.
- Frederic Bastiat

2. On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry

3. On every birthday, I ask my wife, 'What would you like this year?' and her instant reply is, 'Diamonds! Diamonds! Diamonds!' I'm always living in hope that one day she'll say she just wants me!
- Akshay Kumar

2. on-the-scene

adjective. at the scene of action.

Synonyms

  • on-the-spot

3. on-the-spot

adjective. at the scene of action.

Synonyms

  • on-site

4. on-going

adjective. currently happening.

Synonyms

  • ongoing

Antonyms

  • old
  • nonmodern

5. on-site

adjective. taking place or located at the site.

Synonyms

  • on-the-spot

Etymology

  • on (English)
  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • site (English)

6. walk-on

adjective. ['ˈwɔˌkɑːn'] not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken lines.

Antonyms

  • address

7. tie-on

adjective. fastened by tying on.

Antonyms

  • clastic

8. put-on

noun. ['ˈpʊˈtɑːn'] something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage.

Synonyms

  • humbug
  • shenanigan
  • hoax
  • goldbrick
  • chicanery
  • guile
  • fraud
  • fraudulence
  • trickery
  • chicane
  • wile

Antonyms

  • underdress
  • dress down
  • inactivity
  • familiar

9. on-off_switch

noun. a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions.

Synonyms

  • DIP switch
  • toggle switch
  • dual inline package switch
  • electrical switch
  • on/off switch
  • toggle
  • switch

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • switch on
  • disengage
  • switch off

10. on

adjective. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)
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