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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
        • The proposed new bill will soon be on the table in Parliament.
        • He grew up on the wrong side of the tracks, but he made a success of himself.
        • It was a fitting scoreline on the club's landmark anniversary, and appropriate that Van Persie should get the winner.
      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 death of Mr. B., the annuity, which he had so long received, fell in.
        • 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 QT
      4. en on the go
      5. en on the dot
      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.
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