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    Definition of on the in English Dictionary

  • Adverb
    1. (chiefly African American Vernacular, used with adjectives describing frequency) every; on such a basis.
      1. We go to school on the daily. ‎
      2. My sister gets in trouble on the regular. ‎
    2. Used other than as an idiom: see on,‎ the.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • In the time it takes to pitch my little one-man tent the kiddywinkies have been ushered inside quicker than if the childcatcher had been spotted on the edge of town.
        • She turned on the waterworks when we told her the old man was dead, but she was asking questions about the will soon enough.
        • He was a great storyteller and could make up a story on the spot. ‎
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • On the other hand, reserpinised heart perfused with 1 μM ISO displayed a rapid response similar to that seen in control heart.
        • On the whole, Dyke’s book is an important contribution to debates about philosophical methodology, truthmaking, and ontology.
        • On the way to my office I imagined Cynthia as a chrysalis, my imposed burden of studenthood, falling off me, drifting into the night.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
      Related Links:
      1. en on the qt
      2. en on the up
      3. en on the go
      4. en on the QT
      5. en on the tap
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of on the for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "on the" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb.
      Definiteness: Level 1
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