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old-growth
adjective Date: 1868 of, relating to, or being a forest characterized by the presence of large old trees, numerous snags and woody debris, and a multilayered canopy and that ...
old-line
adjective Date: 1856 1. a. having a reputation or authority based on length or proven quality of service b. of established prestige and influence 2. adhering to ...
old-maidish
adjective see old maid
old-maidishness
noun see old maid
old-man's beard
noun Date: 1742 1. any of several clematises (especially Clematis vitalba) having plumose styles 2. a greenish-gray pendulous lichen (Usnea barbata) growing on trees
old-school
adjective Date: 1803 1. adhering to traditional policies or practices 2. characteristic or evocative of an earlier or original style, manner, or form
old-shoe
adjective Date: 1944 characterized by familiarity or freedom from restraint ; comfortable, unpretentious
old-squaw
noun Date: 1838 a common sea duck (Clangula hyemalis) of the more northern parts of the northern hemisphere — called also long-tailed duck
old-time
adjective Date: 1824 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of an earlier period 2. of long standing
old-timer
noun Date: 1856 1. a. veteran b. oldster 2. something that is old-fashioned ; antique
old-timey
adjective Date: 1850 of a kind or style prevalent in or reminiscent of an earlier time
old-world
adjective Date: 1830 of, relating to, or characteristic of the Old World; especially having the charm or picturesque qualities of the Old World
Oldcastle
biographical name Sir John 1377?-1417 Baron Cobham English Lollard leader
olden
adjective Date: 14th century of or relating to a bygone era
Oldenbarnevelt
biographical name Johan van 1547-1619 Dutch statesman
Oldenburg
I. biographical name Claes Thure 1929- American (Swedish-born) sculptor II. geographical name 1. former state NW Germany bordering on North Sea 2. city NW Germany W of ...
oldfangled
adjective Etymology: old + -fangled (as in newfangled) Date: 1842 old-fashioned
Oldham
geographical name city NW England in Greater Manchester population 211,400
oldie
noun Date: 1874 one that is old; especially a popular song of an earlier day
oldish
adjective Date: circa 1669 somewhat old or elderly
oldster
noun Date: 1848 an old or elderly person
Olduvai Gorge
geographical name canyon Tanzania in N mainland SE of Serengeti Plain; contains fossil beds
oldwife
noun Date: 1588 1. any of several marine fishes (as an alewife, menhaden, or triggerfish) 2. old-squaw
ole
adjective Etymology: by alteration Date: circa 1832 old
olé
noun Etymology: Spanish Date: 1922 bravo II
ole-
or oleo- combining form Etymology: French olé-, oléo-, from Latin ole-, from oleum — more at oil oil
oleaginous
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French oleagineux, from Latin oleagineus of an olive tree, from olea olive tree, from Greek elaia Date: 1634 1. resembling or ...
oleaginously
adverb see oleaginous
oleaginousness
noun see oleaginous
oleander
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin, alteration of arodandrum, lorandrum, perhaps alteration of Latin rhododendron — more at rhododendron Date: 1545 a poisonous evergreen shrub ...
oleandomycin
noun Etymology: oleandrose, a sugar derived from oleandrin (a glycoside contained in oleander leaves) + -o- + -mycin Date: 1956 an antibiotic C35H61NO12 produced by a ...
oleaster
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, from olea Date: 14th century any of several plants (genus Elaeagnus of the family Elaeagnaceae, the oleaster family) having ...
oleate
noun Date: circa 1823 a salt or ester of oleic acid
olecranon
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek ōlekranon, from ōlenē elbow + kranion skull — more at ell, cranium Date: circa 1741 the process of the ulna projecting behind the ...
olefin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from French (gaz) oléfiant ethylene, from Latin oleum Date: 1860 1. alkene 2. a synthetic fiber (as polypropylene) ...
olefinic
adjective see olefin
oleic acid
noun Date: 1819 a monounsaturated fatty acid C18H34O2 obtained from natural fats and oils
olein
noun Etymology: French oléine, from Latin oleum Date: 1838 1. an ester of glycerol and oleic acid 2. the liquid portion of a fat
Olekma
geographical name river 794 miles (1278 kilometers) central Russia in Asia rising in Yablonovy Mountains & flowing N into the Lena
Olenek
geographical name river N Russia in Asia flowing NE into Laptev Sea W of the Lena
oleo
noun Etymology: short for oleomargarine Date: 1884 margarine
oleo-
combining form see ole-
oleograph
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1873 a chromolithograph printed on cloth to imitate an oil painting
oleomargarine
noun Etymology: French oléomargarine, from olé- + margarine margarine Date: 1873 margarine
oleoresin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1846 1. a natural plant product (as copaiba) containing chiefly essential oil and resin; especially ...
oleoresinous
adjective see oleoresin
olestra
noun Etymology: probably by shortening & alteration from (sucrose) polyester Date: 1987 a noncaloric fat substitute consisting of a series of compounds that are sucrose ...
oleum
noun Etymology: Latin, olive oil — more at oil Date: circa 1823 1. plural olea oil 2. plural oleums a heavy oily strongly corrosive solution of sulfur trioxide in ...
olfaction
noun Date: circa 1846 1. the sense of smell 2. the act or process of smelling
olfactometer
noun Date: 1889 an instrument for measuring the sensitivity of the sense of smell especially in regard to intensity, concentration, or quality of an odor
olfactorily
adverb see olfactory
olfactory
adjective Etymology: Latin olfactorius, from olfacere to smell, from olēre to smell + facere to do — more at odor, do Date: circa 1658 of, relating to, or connected with ...
olfactory bulb
noun Date: circa 1860 a bulbous anterior projection of the olfactory lobe that is the place of termination of the olfactory nerves and is especially well developed in lower ...
olfactory lobe
noun Date: circa 1860 an anterior projection of each cerebral hemisphere that is continuous anteriorly with the olfactory nerve
olfactory nerve
noun Date: 1670 either of the pair of nerves that are the first cranial nerves and that arise in the olfactory neurosensory cells of the nasal mucous membrane and pass to the ...
Olifants
geographical name river 350 miles (563 kilometers) S Africa in Republic of South Africa & Mozambique flowing into the Limpopo
olig-
or oligo- combining form Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Greek, from oligos; perhaps akin to Armenian ałkat scant few
oligarch
noun Etymology: Greek oligarchēs, from olig- + -archēs -arch Date: circa 1610 a member or supporter of an oligarchy
oligarchic
or oligarchical adjective Date: 1586 of, relating to, or based on an oligarchy
oligarchical
adjective see oligarchic
oligarchy
noun (plural -chies) Date: 1542 1. government by the few 2. a government in which a small group exercises control especially for corrupt and selfish purposes; also a group ...
oligo-
combining form see olig-
Oligocene
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1859 of, relating to, or being an epoch of the Tertiary between the Eocene and Miocene or the ...
oligochaete
noun Etymology: New Latin Oligochaeta, ultimately from Greek olig- + chaitē long hair Date: 1896 any of a class or order (Oligochaeta) of hermaphroditic terrestrial or ...
oligoclase
noun Etymology: German Oligoklas, from olig- olig- + Greek klasis breaking, from klan to break — more at clast Date: 1832 a mineral of the plagioclase series
oligodendrocyte
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from olig- + dendr- + -cyte Date: 1932 a glial cell resembling an astrocyte but smaller with few and slender processes ...
oligodendroglia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary oligodendrocyte + New Latin glia Date: 1924 glia made up of oligodendrocytes that forms the myelin sheath ...
oligodendroglial
adjective see oligodendroglia
oligomer
noun Date: 1952 a polymer or polymer intermediate containing relatively few structural units • oligomeric adjective • oligomerization noun
oligomeric
adjective see oligomer
oligomerization
noun see oligomer
oligonucleotide
noun Date: 1942 a relatively short nucleic-acid chain usually consisting of up to approximately 20 nucleotides
oligophagous
adjective Date: 1920 eating only a few specific kinds of food • oligophagy noun
oligophagy
noun see oligophagous
oligopolist
noun see oligopoly
oligopolistic
adjective see oligopoly
oligopoly
noun Etymology: olig- + -poly (as in monopoly) Date: 1895 a market situation in which each of a few producers affects but does not control the market • oligopolist noun ...
oligopsonistic
adjective see oligopsony
oligopsony
noun Etymology: olig- + Greek opsōnia purchase of victuals, from opsōnein to purchase victuals, from opson food + ōneisthai to buy — more at venal Date: 1942 a market ...
oligosaccharide
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1930 a saccharide (as a disaccharide) that contains a known small number of monosaccharide units
oligotrophic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1928 having a deficiency of plant nutrients that is usually accompanied by an abundance of dissolved oxygen
olio
noun (plural olios) Etymology: modification of Spanish olla Date: circa 1643 1. olla podrida 1 2. a. a miscellaneous mixture ; hodgepodge b. a miscellaneous ...
olivaceous
adjective Date: 1776 olive 1
olive
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin oliva, from Greek elaia Date: 13th century 1. a. a Mediterranean evergreen tree (Olea europaea of the ...
olive branch
noun Date: 14th century 1. a branch of the olive tree especially when used as a symbol of peace 2. an offer or gesture of conciliation or goodwill
olive drab
noun Date: 1878 1. a grayish olive 2. a. a wool or cotton fabric of an olive drab color b. a uniform of this fabric
olive green
noun Date: 1699 a greenish olive
olive oil
noun Date: circa 1741 a pale yellow to yellowish-green nondrying oil obtained from olives and used chiefly as a salad oil and in cooking
olive ridley
noun Date: 1980 a relatively small sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) that has a uniformly olive-colored carapace and is found along coasts and in the open sea of the ...
olive ridley turtle
noun see olive ridley
Oliver
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old French Date: 14th century the close friend of Roland in the Charlemagne legends
Olives, Mount of
or Olivet geographical name mountain ridge 2680 feet (817 meters) West Bank running N & S on E side of Jerusalem
Olivet
geographical name see Olives, Mount of
Olivier
biographical name Laurence Kerr 1907-1989 Baron Olivier of Brighton English actor
olivine
noun Etymology: German Olivin, from Latin oliva Date: 1794 a usually greenish mineral that is a complex silicate of magnesium and iron used especially in refractories — ...
olivinic
adjective see olivine
olivinitic
adjective see olivine
olla
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Latin olla, aulla pot; akin to Sanskrit ukhā pot and probably to Gothic auhns oven Date: 1622 a large bulging widemouthed earthenware vessel ...
olla podrida
noun (plural olla podridas; also ollas podridas) Etymology: Spanish, literally, rotten pot Date: 1599 1. a rich highly seasoned stew of meat and vegetables usually including ...
Olmec
noun Etymology: Nahuatl Õlmēcah, a coastal people in Aztec history, from Õlmān, their homeland, probably from ōlli rubber Date: 1880 an ancient people of the southern ...
Olmsted
biographical name Frederick Law 1822-1903 American landscape architect
Olmütz
geographical name see Olomouc
ololiuqui
noun Etymology: Spanish ololiuque, from Nahuatl ololiuhqui, literally, something rolled into a ball Date: 1915 a woody-stemmed Mexican vine (Rivea corymbosa syn. Turbina ...
Olomouc
or German Olmütz geographical name city E Czech Republic in central Moravia population 105,690
oloroso
noun (plural -sos) Etymology: Spanish, from oloroso fragrant, from olor odor, from Latin, from olēre to smell — more at odor Date: 1876 a dry full-bodied Spanish sherry
Olsztyn
or German Allenstein geographical name city N Poland NNW of Warsaw population 161,238
Olt
geographical name river 308 miles (496 kilometers) S Romania flowing S through the Transylvanian Alps into the Danube
Oltenia
or Little Walachia geographical name region S Romania W of the Olt; the W division of Walachia
Olympia
geographical name 1. city capital of Washington on Puget Sound population 42,514 2. plain S Greece in NW Peloponnese along the Alpheus • Olympian adjective or noun • ...
Olympia oyster
noun Etymology: Olympia, Washington Date: 1908 a small flavorful native oyster (Ostrea lurida) of the Puget Sound area of the Pacific coast of North America — called also ...
olympiad
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Middle English Olympias, from Latin Olympiad-, Olympias, from Greek, from Olympia, site of ancient Olympic Games Date: 14th century ...
Olympian
I. adjective Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to Mount Olympus in Thessaly 2. befitting or characteristic of an Olympian; especially lofty II. adjective Date: 1593 ...
Olympian Games
noun plural Date: 1593 Olympic Games 1
Olympic
adjective Date: 1590 1. Olympian I 2. of or relating to the Olympic Games
Olympic Games
noun plural Date: circa 1610 1. an ancient Panhellenic festival held every fourth year and made up of contests of sports, music, and literature with the victor's prize a crown ...
Olympic Mountains
geographical name mountains NW Washington in central Olympic Peninsula — see Olympus (Mount)
Olympic National Park
geographical name reservation NW Washington including part of Olympic Mountains & strip of land along coast to W
Olympic Peninsula
geographical name peninsula NW Washington W of Puget Sound
Olympics
noun plural see Olympic Games
Olympus
I. noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Olympos Date: 15th century a mountain in Thessaly that in Greek mythology is the abode of the gods II. geographical name massif NE ...
Olympus, Mount
geographical name 1. mountain 7965 feet (2428 meters) NW Washington; highest in Olympic Mountains 2. — see Ulu Dag
Olynthus
geographical name ancient city NE Greece in Macedonia on Chalcidice Peninsula
om
noun Etymology: Sanskrit Date: 1788 a mantra consisting of the sound \ˈōm\ and used in contemplation of ultimate reality
OM
abbreviation order of merit
Om'
geographical name river 450 miles (724 kilometers) SW Russia in Asia flowing into the Irtysh
Omagh
geographical name 1. district W Northern Ireland, established 1974 area 436 square miles (1134 square kilometers), population 45,343 2. town W Northern Ireland in central ...
Omaha
I. noun (plural Omaha or Omahas) Etymology: Omaha um{ahookac}hą, a self-designation Date: 1814 1. a member of an American Indian people of northeastern Nebraska 2. the ...
Omaha Beach
geographical name W central part of Normandy beaches NW France NW of Bayeux; in World War II landing place of American army during invasion of France June 6, 1944
Oman
or formerly Muscat and Oman geographical name country SW Asia in SE Arabia bordering on Arabian Sea; a sultanate capital Muscat area 82,000 square miles (213,200 square ...
Oman, Gulf of
geographical name arm of Arabian Sea between Oman & SE Iran
Omani
adjective or noun see Oman
Omar Khayyám
biographical name 1048?-1122 Persian poet & astronomer
omasum
noun (plural omasa) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, tripe of a bullock Date: 1556 the third chamber of the ruminant stomach that is situated between the reticulum and the ...
OMB
abbreviation Office of Management and Budget
ombre
noun Etymology: French or Spanish; French hombre, from Spanish, literally, man — more at hombre Date: circa 1661 an old three-handed card game popular in Europe especially ...
ombré
adjective Etymology: French, past participle of ombrer to shade, from Italian ombrare, from ombra shade, from Latin umbra — more at umbrage Date: 1893 having colors or ...
ombudsman
noun (plural ombudsmen) Etymology: Swedish, literally, representative, from Old Norse umbothsmathr, from umboth commission + mathr man Date: 1959 1. a government official (as ...
ombudsmanship
noun see ombudsman
ombudsperson
noun Date: 1974 ombudsman 2
Omdurman
geographical name city central Sudan on the Nile opposite Khartoum & Khartoum North population 526,287
omega
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Greek ō mega, literally, large o Date: 15th century 1. the 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet — see alphabet table 2. the ...
omega meson
noun see omega
omega minus
noun see omega
omega-3
adjective Date: 1980 being or composed of polyunsaturated fatty acids that have the final double bond in the hydrocarbon chain between the third and fourth carbon atoms from ...
omelet
or omelette noun Etymology: French omelette, alteration of Middle French amelette, alemette, alteration of alemelle thin plate, ultimately from Latin lamella, diminutive of ...
omelette
noun see omelet
omen
noun Etymology: Latin omin-, omen Date: 1582 an occurrence or phenomenon believed to portend a future event ; augury
omental
adjective see omentum
omentum
noun (plural omenta or -tums) Etymology: Latin; perhaps akin to Latin induere to put on, exuere to take off — more at exuviae Date: 1682 a fold of peritoneum connecting or ...
omeprazole
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary omepr- (of unknown origin) + benzimidazole Date: 1984 a benzimidazole derivative C17H19N3O3S that inhibits gastric acid ...
omer
noun Etymology: Hebrew ‘ōmer Date: circa 1608 1. an ancient Hebrew unit of dry capacity equal to 1/10 ephah 2. a. often capitalized the sheaf of barley traditionally ...
omertà
foreign term Etymology: Italian conspiracy of silence
omicron
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Greek o mikron, literally, small o Date: 15th century the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet — see alphabet table
ominous
adjective Date: 1580 being or exhibiting an omen ; portentous; especially foreboding or foreshadowing evil ; inauspicious • ominously adverb • ominousness noun ...
ominously
adverb see ominous
ominousness
noun see ominous
omissible
adjective Date: 1816 that may be omitted
omission
noun Etymology: Middle English omissioun, from Anglo-French omission, from Late Latin omission-, omissio, from Latin omittere Date: 14th century 1. a. something neglected ...
omit
transitive verb (omitted; omitting) Etymology: Middle English omitten, from Latin omittere, from ob- toward + mittere to let go, send — more at ob- Date: 15th century 1. to ...
Omiya
geographical name city Japan on Honshu, a suburb of Tokyo population 403,779
ommatidial
adjective see ommatidium
ommatidium
noun (plural ommatidia) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek ommat-, omma eye; akin to Greek ōps eye — more at eye Date: 1884 one of the elements corresponding to a small ...
omne ignotum pro magnifico
foreign term Etymology: Latin everything unknown (is taken) as grand ; the unknown tends to be exaggerated in importance or difficulty
omni-
combining form Etymology: Latin, from omnis all ; universally
omnia mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis
foreign term Etymology: Latin all things are changing, and we are changing with them
omnia vincit amor
foreign term Etymology: Latin love conquers all
omnibus
I. noun Etymology: French, from Latin, for all, dative plural of omnis Date: 1829 1. a usually automotive public vehicle designed to carry a large number of passengers ; bus ...
omnicompetence
noun see omnicompetent
omnicompetent
adjective Date: 1827 able to handle any situation; especially having the authority or legal capacity to act in all matters • omnicompetence noun
omnidirectional
adjective Date: 1927 being in or involving all directions; especially receiving or sending radio waves equally well in all directions
omnidirectional range
noun see omnirange
omnifarious
adjective Etymology: Late Latin omnifarius, from Latin omni- + -farius (as in multifarius diverse) — more at multifarious Date: 1653 of all varieties, forms, or kinds
omnificent
adjective Etymology: Latin omni- + English -ficent (as in magnificent) Date: 1677 unlimited in creative power
omnipotence
noun Date: 15th century 1. the quality or state of being omnipotent 2. an agency or force of unlimited power
omnipotent
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin omnipotent-, omnipotens, from omni- + potent-, potens potent Date: 14th century 1. often capitalized ...
omnipotently
adverb see omnipotent I
omnipresence
noun Date: 1601 the quality or state of being omnipresent ; ubiquity
omnipresent
adjective Date: 1609 present in all places at all times
omnirange
noun Date: 1946 a system of radio navigation in which any bearing relative to a special radio transmitter on the ground may be chosen and flown by an airplane pilot — ...
omniscience
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin omniscientia, from Latin omni- + scientia knowledge — more at science Date: circa 1610 the quality or state of being omniscient
omniscient
adjective Etymology: New Latin omniscient-, omnisciens, back-formation from Medieval Latin omniscientia Date: circa 1604 1. having infinite awareness, understanding, and ...
omnisciently
adverb see omniscient
omnium-gatherum
noun (plural omnium-gatherums) Etymology: Latin omnium (genitive plural of omnis) + English gather + Latin -um, noun ending Date: 1530 a miscellaneous collection (as of ...
omnivore
noun Etymology: New Latin omnivora, neuter plural of omnivorus, from Latin Date: 1887 one that is omnivorous
omnivorous
adjective Etymology: Latin omnivorus, from omni- + -vorus -vorous Date: circa 1656 1. feeding on both animal and vegetable substances 2. avidly taking in everything as if ...
omnivorously
adverb see omnivorous
Omolon
geographical name river 715 miles (1150 kilometers) E Russia in Asia flowing from the Kolyma Range N into Kolyma River
omphalos
noun Etymology: Greek, navel — more at navel Date: 1855 a central point ; hub, focal point
omphaloskepsis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek omphalos + skepsis examination — more at spy Date: 1925 contemplation of one's navel as an aid to meditation; also inertia 2
Omsk
geographical name city SW Russia in Asia at confluence of the Irtysh & the Om' population 1,169,000
Õmura
geographical name city & port Japan in NW Kyushu on Õmura Bay (inlet of East China Sea) NNE of Nagasaki
ON
or Ont abbreviation Ontario
on
I. preposition Etymology: Middle English an, on, preposition & adverb, from Old English; akin to Old High German ana on, Greek ana up, on Date: before 12th century 1. a. ...
on a dime
phrasal 1. in a very small area 2. instantly
on a plate
phrasal without having been earned ; as a gift
on a platter
phrasal without effort ; very easily
on a roll
phrasal in the midst of a series of successes ; on a hot streak — sometimes used with a modifier
on a sudden
phrasal see all of a sudden
on account
phrasal with the price charged to one's account
on account of
phrasal for the sake of ; by reason of
on all cylinders
phrasal with maximum effort or intensity ; at full capacity or speed
on all hands
or on every hand phrasal everywhere
on an even keel
also on even keel phrasal in a sound or stable condition
on and off
adverb Date: 1748 off and on • on-and-off adjective
on approval
phrasal subject to a prospective buyer's acceptance or refusal
on average
or on the average phrasal taking the typical example of the group under consideration
on background
phrasal with the understanding that information offered for publication will not be attributed to a specific source
on balance
phrasal with all things considered
on behalf of
or in behalf of phrasal in the interest of; also as a representative of
on board
phrasal 1. aboard 2. in support of a particular objective
on call
phrasal see at call
on camera
phrasal 1. before a live television camera ; also while being filmed by a television or movie camera 2. within the scope of a television or movie camera
on commission
phrasal with commission serving as partial or full pay for work done
on consignment
phrasal shipped to a dealer who pays only for what is sold and who may return what is unsold
on deadline
or under deadline phrasal with the requirement of meeting a deadline
on deck
phrasal 1. ready for duty 2. next in line ; next in turn
on demand
phrasal upon presentation and request for payment; also when requested or needed
on draft
phrasal ready to be drawn from a receptacle
on duty
phrasal engaged in or responsible for an assigned task or duty
on earth
phrasal — used as an intensive
on edge
phrasal anxious, nervous
on end
phrasal without a stop or letup
on even keel
phrasal see on an even keel
on every hand
phrasal see on all hands
on faith
phrasal without question
on file
phrasal in or as if in a file for ready reference
on fire
phrasal 1. being consumed by fire ; aflame 2. eager, burning
on foot
phrasal by walking or running
on fumes
phrasal with little of the original strength or energy remaining
on guard
phrasal defensively watchful ; alert
on hand
phrasal 1. in present possession or readily available 2. about to appear ; pending 3. in attendance ; present
on her beam-ends
phrasal inclined so much on one side that the beams approach a vertical position
on hire
phrasal see for hire
on hold
phrasal 1. in a state of interruption during a telephone call when one party switches to another line without totally disconnecting the other party 2. in a state or period ...
on ice
phrasal 1. with every likelihood of being won or accomplished 2. in reserve or safekeeping
on line
phrasal in or into operation
on no account
phrasal under no circumstances
on occasion
phrasal from time to time
on offer
phrasal chiefly British being offered especially for sale
on one's deathbed
phrasal near the point of death
on one's doorstep
phrasal close at hand; especially too close to be overlooked
on one's ear
phrasal in or into a state of irritation, shock, or discord
on one's feet
phrasal 1. in a standing position 2. in an established position or state 3. in a recovered condition (as from illness) 4. in an extemporaneous manner ; while in action
on one's hands
phrasal in one's possession or care
on one's haunches
phrasal in a squatting position
on one's last legs
phrasal at or near the end of one's resources ; on the verge of failure, exhaustion, or ruin
on one's mettle
phrasal aroused to do one's best
on one's own
phrasal 1. for or by oneself ; independently of assistance or control 2. left to rely entirely on one's own resources
on one's own account
phrasal 1. on one's own behalf 2. at one's own risk 3. by oneself ; on one's own
on one's own hook
phrasal by oneself ; independently
on one's own initiative
phrasal at one's own discretion ; independently of outside influence or control
on one's sleeve
phrasal in an honest and open manner — used with wear
on one's toes
phrasal alert 1
on one's uppers
phrasal in straitened circumstances ; destitute
on one's way
phrasal see on the way
on order
phrasal in the process of being ordered
on pain of
or under pain of phrasal subject to penalty or punishment of
on paper
phrasal 1. in writing 2. in theory 3. figured at face value
on pins and needles
phrasal in a nervous or jumpy state of anticipation
on purpose
phrasal by intent ; intentionally
on record
phrasal 1. in the position of having publicly declared oneself 2. being known, published, or documented
on report
phrasal subject to disciplinary action
on sale
phrasal 1. for sale 2. available for purchase at a reduced price

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