onto vs on to

onto on to

Definitions

  • 1) mathematics, of a function Assuming each of the values in its codomain; having its range equal to its codomain.
  • 2) Of, relating to, or being a function such that every element of the codomain is the value that corresponds to an element in the domain.
  • 3) Tothetopof;upon;on.
  • 4) informal Aware of.
  • 5) Upon; on top of.
  • 6) mathematics Being an onto function with a codomain of (see below).
  • 7) On top of; to a position on; upon.
  • 8) Informal Fully aware of; informed about.
  • 9) On the top of; upon; on. See On to, under on, prep.

Definitions

  • 1) Used to indicate, or signpost, logical progression to a new topic in a talk or discourse.

Examples

  • 1) Like many young people, they struggled to get onto the property ladder.
  • 2) A lot of meetings take place early on in the week before we get out onto the pitch.
  • 3) They are definitely onto something.
  • 4) You have to observe these moments and latch onto something.
  • 5) To find it and get it onto our side.
  • 6) They needed something to hold onto amid the chaos.
  • 7) Their sole aim was to get through the muck and get onto solid ground once more.
  • 8) Then a final dip to the right and the skis ease onto something solid.
  • 9) It can take that long just to get onto the plane.
  • 10) But she had fastened onto something just as important.
  • 11) Those buyers not up to speed might find they are left behind in the scramble to get onto the property ladder.
  • 12) Then he might be onto something.
  • 13) Boss wants us onto something else.
  • 14) Deal clincher Fantastic support to get you onto your chosen career route.
  • 15) He persisted; he thought he was onto something.
  • 16) As soon it went onto something else, he would get up and go into another compartment.
  • 17) And the old thing loses its lustre and then you're onto something new.
  • 18) Critics fear the influx is distorting prices and could hinder Londoners trying to get onto the property ladder.
  • 19) But we don't know whether the charcoal might also grab onto and get rid of vitamins and minerals.
  • 20) After seeing the game you would have expected him to get onto the Man City coach!
  • 21) So I am led to the pod, where she tells me to get onto the table.
  • 22) Jam threw out the rotten apple, wiped that tray clean, and taped a label onto it.
  • 23) I pretty much vomit sorry for the term onto the keyboard and type like crazy, not overthinking, just being totally honest about whats going on in here.
  • 24) “Do you remember taping the label onto the top of the box?”
  • 25) Perhaps Proctor & Gamble should throw their name onto the proceedings because of how deep we've entered soap opera territory.
  • 26) Several times he wrote his name onto the list for sick call, and waited to be escorted to the infirmary.
  • 27) ‘They tell me we were happy, holding each other onto the sledge as it hurtled down into the fog and white voided fields.’
  • 28) ‘Little did I know, as I struggled onto a hugely packed tube, that the city was in total gridlock.’
  • 29) ‘However, once the business meeting has finished I will have to venture out onto the mean streets.’
  • 30) ‘Harry and Dolly were waiting impatiently for me, wanting to go out onto the catio to catch the last of the evening.’
  • 31) ‘How the woman who served me managed to sneak onto the staff, then, I don't know.’
  • 32) ‘Next thing I know a cat turns up near our table then another and the first jumps up onto the table and gives my friend a hard stare.’
  • 33) ‘I hoped I wouldn't disgrace myself by screaming too loudly if it decided to run onto my arm instead.’
  • 34) ‘People spilled out onto the pavement, sitting in doorways with their drinks.’
  • 35) ‘And he arrived to find water leaking through the roof onto all the computers in the server room.’
  • 36) ‘I'm loading a pallet onto the shrink-wrapping machine and the radio news catches my ear.’
  • 37) ‘Then this ginger and white coloured rat came out of the bag and went walkabout around the seat and up onto the girl's lap.’
  • 38) ‘I took a sip of wine, and gently placed the glass back down onto the table.’
  • 39) ‘And you can type little messages onto it, and it will even guess what word you're typing!’
  • 40) ‘Harry snuck in quietly and jumped onto my lap without my really noticing.’
  • 41) ‘I decide I'll let her win and she pushes my shoulders flat onto the bed, throwing the covers back.’
  • 42) ‘After all you can't commit street crime if you're not allowed onto the street.’
  • 43) ‘However, they do share a similar outlook on who they take onto their books.’
  • 44) ‘They can pull you out of the crowd, up onto the stage and dance with you.’
  • 45) ‘Any man who'd have his mum's initials tattooed onto his back has something very special indeed.’
  • 46) ‘He was then pushed over the wall onto the south bank of the River Cherwell, where he lost consciousness.’

Examples

  • 1) Like many young people, they struggled to get onto the property ladder.
  • 2) A lot of meetings take place early on in the week before we get out onto the pitch.
  • 3) They are definitely onto something.
  • 4) You have to observe these moments and latch onto something.
  • 5) To find it and get it onto our side.
  • 6) They needed something to hold onto amid the chaos.
  • 7) Their sole aim was to get through the muck and get onto solid ground once more.
  • 8) Then a final dip to the right and the skis ease onto something solid.
  • 9) It can take that long just to get onto the plane.
  • 10) But she had fastened onto something just as important.
  • 11) Those buyers not up to speed might find they are left behind in the scramble to get onto the property ladder.
  • 12) Then he might be onto something.
  • 13) Boss wants us onto something else.
  • 14) Deal clincher Fantastic support to get you onto your chosen career route.
  • 15) He persisted; he thought he was onto something.
  • 16) As soon it went onto something else, he would get up and go into another compartment.
  • 17) And the old thing loses its lustre and then you're onto something new.
  • 18) Critics fear the influx is distorting prices and could hinder Londoners trying to get onto the property ladder.
  • 19) But we don't know whether the charcoal might also grab onto and get rid of vitamins and minerals.
  • 20) After seeing the game you would have expected him to get onto the Man City coach!
  • 21) So I am led to the pod, where she tells me to get onto the table.
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