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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
        • 1962: The young woodwose had now closed his eyes and was stretched out supine on the pool's marble margin; his Tarzan brief had been cast aside on the turf. — Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire
        • The candidates duked it out on the proposal for hours.
        • Think network television is washed up, overwhelmed by targeted and measureable ads on the Web?
      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 other hand, other antitumor drugs such as trabectedin, lurbinectedin and mitomycin C bind to the minor groove.
        • On the depluming of the pope every bird had his own feather. — Fuller.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
      Related Links:
      1. en on the up
      2. en on the go
      3. en on the QT
      4. en on the qt
      5. en on the sly
      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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