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  • 21 onto — I. preposition Date: 1581 1. to a position on 2. in or into a state of awareness about < put me onto your methods > 3. used as a function word to indicate a set each element of which is the image of at least one element of another set < a… …

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  • 22 onto — 1. preposition a) upon, on top of My cat just jumped onto the keyboard. b) aware of The thought police were onto my plans of World domination. 2 …

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  • 23 onto — /on tooh, awn /; unstressed /on teuh, awn /, prep. 1. to a place or position on; upon; on: to get onto a horse. 2. Informal. in or into a state of awareness about: I m onto your scheme. adj. 3. Also, surjective. Math. pertaining to a function or… …

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  • 24 onto — preposition variant form of on to (see on). Usage The preposition onto written as one word (instead of on to) is widely used, but is still not wholly accepted as part of standard British English (unlike into, for example). However, in US English …

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  • 25 onto- — ► prefijo Componente de palabra procedente del gr. on, ontos , que significa ser, ente: ■ ontología, óntico. TAMBIÉN ont * * * onto Elemento prefijo del gr. «ón, óntos», ser, de donde el lat. «ens, entis». ⇒ Ente. * * * ► Prefijo procedente del… …

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  • 26 onto — See onto, on, on to …

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  • 27 onto us — knows that we are doing bad things, wise to us    The doorman is onto us. He knows we didn t buy a ticket …

    English idioms

  • 28 onto — on•to [[t]ˈɒn tu, ˈɔn [/t]] unstressed [[t]ˈɒn tə, ˈɔn [/t]] prep. 1) to a place or position on; upon; on 2) inf Informal. aware of the true nature, motive, or meaning of: I m onto your tricks[/ex] 3) math. Math. pertaining to a function or map… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 29 onto- — combining form see ont …

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  • 30 onto- — a combining form meaning being, used in the formation of compound words: ontogeny. [ < NL < Gk ont (s. of ón, neut. prp. of eînai to be) + o O ] * * * …

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  • 31 ONTO — Ontology (Medical » Physiology) …

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  • 32 onto — 1òn·to s.m. TS mar. tipo di imbarcazione usata nella Sicilia orientale per la pesca del pesce spada {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1958. ETIMO: voce di area sicil., etim. incerta. 2ón·to agg. RE ven. var. → unto …

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  • 33 onto- — òn·to conf. 1. TS filos. ente, esistenza, relativo all ente, all esistenza: ontologia 2. TS biol. organismo vivente, relativo a un organismo vivente: ontogenesi 3. TS psic. relativo all identità, all Io {{line}} {{/line}} ETIMO: dal gr. ōn, óntos …

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  • 34 onto — (Roget s IV) modif. & prep. 1. [To] Syn. toward, in contact with, adjacent; see against 1 . 2. [Upon] Syn. on, over, out upon, above; see upon 1 …

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  • 35 onto... — on|to..., On|to..., vor Vokalen auch ont..., Ont... <zu gr. o̅n, Gen. óntos, Part. Präs. von eĩnai »sein«> Wortbildungselement mit den Bedeutungen »das Leben u. dessen Entwicklung betreffend; das Sein, Dasein betreffend«, z. B. Ontogenese,… …

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  • 36 onto — prep. to; on; upon; aware of (Informal)on·to || É‘ntÊŠ , tÉ™ , tuː / É’ntÊŠ , tÉ™ / tuː …

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  • 37 onto — (G). Being, existing …

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  • 38 onto — on·to …

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  • 39 onto- — aff. a combining form meaning “being”: ontogeny[/ex] • Etymology: < NL < Gk …

    From formal English to slang

  • 40 onto- — combining form see ont …

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