Synonyms of on

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1 having to do with
  • books on sports heroes are my favorite reading matter

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

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Synonyms & Antonyms of on (Entry 2 of 3)

1 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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2 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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Synonyms & Antonyms of on (Entry 3 of 3)

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The first known use of on was before the 12th century

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“On.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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