give on to

variants: or less commonly give onto

Definition of give on to

British
:to provide a view of or a passage to (something)
  • The door gives directly on to the garden.
  • The rooms give onto a hall.

Word by Word Definitions

give play
  1. : to make a present of

  2. : to grant or bestow by formal action

  3. : to accord or yield to another

  1. : capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility

  2. : the ability of a material to bend or stretch


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