on 1 of 3

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as in against
in or into contact with don't lean on that ladder—you'll knock it over

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on

2 of 3

adverb

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as in onwards
toward a point ahead in space or time we really must move on now if we're going to end this meeting before midnight

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as in forward
toward or at a point lying in advance in space or time he's getting on in years and doesn't see or hear as well as he used to

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on

3 of 3

adjective

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“On.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/on. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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