online

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Preposition
online

  1. If a system is online, it is connected (generally electronically) to a larger network.
    I do a lot of shopping online, so I almost never have to leave the house.
  2. If a machine is online, it is turned on and is ready to do work.
    Since the printer is back online, you should be able to again print from it.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
online

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. An online machine, system, etc. is connected (generally electronically) to a larger network.
    I do a lot of online shopping, so I almost never have to leave the house.