Definition of Online

1. Adjective. On a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system. "On-line industries"

Exact synonyms: On-line
Category relationships: Shipping, Transport, Transportation
Antonyms: Off-line



2. Adjective. Connected to a computer network or accessible by computer. "An on-line database"
Exact synonyms: On-line
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Similar to: Connected, Machine-accessible
Antonyms: Off-line

3. Adjective. Being in progress now. "On-line editorial projects"
Exact synonyms: On-line
Similar to: Current

Definition of Online

1. Adjective. Describes a system which is connected (generally electrically) to a larger network. ¹

2. Adjective. Available over the Internet. ¹

3. Adjective. connected to the internet ¹

4. Adjective. Available on a computer system, even if not networked. ¹

5. Adjective. Describes a system that is active, particularly building facilities (such as power) or a factory or power plant. ¹

6. Adverb. Describes actions performed over the internet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Online

1. connected to a computer network [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Online

onirocritic
oniscoid
onium
oniums
onko-
onkus
onlap
onlapped
onlapping
onlaps
onlay
onlay graft
onlays
onlead
onliest
online (current term)
online public access catalog
online systems
onliner
onliners
onliness
onload
onloaded
onloading
onloads
onloft
onlooker
onlookers
onlooking
only

Literary usage of Online

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Home-Based Bookstore: Start Your Own Business Selling Used Books on by Steve Weber (2005)
"Using online postage enhances your record keeping by automatically building a ... Some online postage plans allow you to print "stealth postage," which does ..."

2. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"We spread out the effort of rescuing this stuff from the landfill, and then we put our findings online, and we move it to where it needs to be. ..."

3. Hackoff.com: An Historic Murder Mystery Set in the Internet Bubble and Rubbleby Tom Evslin by Tom Evslin (2006)
" This book is a cleverly crafted "whodunit" with growing suspense until the last page is turned."

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