Definition of Be on

1. Verb. Appear in a show, on T.V. or radio. "The news won't be on tonight"

Exact synonyms: Get On
Generic synonyms: Air



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Be On

be good for
be had
be in a spot of bother
be in for
be in on
be in one's altitudes
be intimate
be it as it may
be left holding the baby
be like
be mother
be mum
be my guest
be off
be off with you
be on (current term)
be on about
be on cloud nine
be on its way out
be on the ball
be on the horns of a dilemma
be on to
be one
be oneself
be out for
be prepared
be quiet
be right back
be rooped up
be seized of

Literary usage of Be on

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

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"... however, still anxious to be on good terms with the followers of both religions on the continent, and before the end of 1611 he was negotiating for the ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Hence an ion can not be caught when the field is on unless the molecule which is broken up into ions happens to be on the line of force running from the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Ordinarily both the large host used for the Mass and the particles intended for distribution of Communion should be on the altar at the beginning of the ..."

4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"All impeachments shall be tried by the senate; and, when sitting for that purpose, the senators shall be on oath or affirmation to do justice according to ..."

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