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adjective on·line \ˈȯn-ˈlīn, ˈän-ˈlīn\

Simple Definition of online

  • : connected to a computer, a computer network, or the Internet

  • : done over the Internet

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of online

  1. :  connected to, served by, or available through a system and especially a computer or telecommunications system (as the Internet) <an online database>; also :  done while connected to such a system <online shopping>

online

adverb

Examples of online in a sentence

  1. The city libraries are all online.

  2. He likes to engage in online chats.



1950

First Known Use of online

1950

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Rhymes with online

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ONLINE Defined for Kids

online

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adjective or adverb on·line \ˈȯn-ˌlīn, ˈän-\

Definition of online for Students

  1. :  connected to, directly controlled by, or available through a computer system <an online database> <working online>




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