onto something

Definition of onto something

  1. :  having done or discovered something important, special, etc. When the crowd responded to the show so positively, we realized we were onto something.

Word by Word Definitions

ontoplay
  1. :  to a position on

    :  in or into a state of awareness about

    : used as a function word to indicate a set each element of which is the image of at least one element of another set

  1. :  mapping elements in such a way that every element in one set is the image of at least one element in another set

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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contemplative of or relative to the past

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