switch on

Definition of switch on

  1. :  to turn on (something) by turning or pushing a button or moving a switch, lever, etc. I switched on the TV. She switched the light on.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a slender flexible whip, rod, or twig

    :  an act of switching: such as

    :  a blow with a switch

  1. :  to strike or beat with or as if with a switch

    :  whisk, lash

    :  to turn from one railroad track to another :  shunt

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