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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
        • Playing wind instruments involves tonguing on the reed or mouthpiece.
        • In Classical legend Cottys was the hundred-handed brother of the hundred-handed monsters Briareus and Gyes, allies of the God Zeus in his war against the Titans on the borders of Thrace and Thessaly.
        • Enrique plunked his money down on the counter with a sigh and bellied up to the bar.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • On the death of Mr. B., the annuity, which he had so long received, fell in.
        • On the feetfirst top-top with a 19-inch hole, your body is tilted to about a 35-degree angle on entry.
        • On the other end was a first-time auction-goer named Chase Bailey wondering ifhe could still get an auction catalogue for the next day's big event.
    • 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 run
      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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